Volume 3, Issue 3 (Autumn 2010)                   IJT 2010, 3(3): 354-356 | Back to browse issues page

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Department of Infectious Diseases, Tuberculosis and Pediatric Infection Disease Research Center, Arak University of Medical Sciences, Arak, Iran , ma_sofian@yahoo.com
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Background: Food-born botulism is caused by ingestion of contaminated food with clostridium botulinum neurotoxin.
Case: In food-born botulism, due to acetylcholine release blockade, neuromuscular signs and symptoms are common, but in this case report we present a food-born botulism with papiledema and venous sinus thrombosis.
Conclusion: Papiledema and fever could not rule out the diagnosis of botulism.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General