Two patients diagnosed with Nocturnal Groaning were treated with intramuscular injection of botulinum toxin type A (BoNT/A) in the thyroarytenoid muscle with significant reduction of groaning episodes. Treatment with BoNT/A may be an effective therapy of Nocturnal Groaning, but large clinical studies are needed to determine its role in this clinical setting.

Turning off the siren of the night: botulinum toxin for the treatment of nocturnal groaning. A case series

Tereshko Y.;Gigli G. L.;Garbo R.;Valente M.
2022

Abstract

Two patients diagnosed with Nocturnal Groaning were treated with intramuscular injection of botulinum toxin type A (BoNT/A) in the thyroarytenoid muscle with significant reduction of groaning episodes. Treatment with BoNT/A may be an effective therapy of Nocturnal Groaning, but large clinical studies are needed to determine its role in this clinical setting.
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