Adult intestinal botulism

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Synonyms: Adult intestinal colonization botulism | Adult intestinal toxemia botulism | Adult intestinal toxin-mediated botulism | Infant-like botulism

A very rare form of botulism a rare acquired neuromuscular junction disease with descending flaccid paralysis caused by botulinum neurotoxins (BoNTs) and is due to intestinal colonization by Clostridium botulinum leading to toxin-mediated infection with toxemia.

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Association Aux Pas du Coeur – Côte d’ivoire

Our organization wants to raise awareness and recognition of rare diseases in Ivory Coast. Our mission is to: Raise awareness and campaign to help with the diagnosis and free therapeutic care of patients. Request and/or contribute to actions relating to the training of the medical profession to be able to make a final diagnosis and ensure continuous monitoring of patients easily.

Project CASK

VISION Project CASK believes in a world free of the life limitations and debilitating effects of CASK gene disorders. ​MISSION To accelerate breakthroughs in research to develop treatments and a cure for CASK gene disorders. ​VALUES Collaboration. Transparency. Urgency.

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