Case Report of Foodborne Botulism in an Adolescent

L.A. Ivanova, M.N. Haras, V.L. Boltenkov, L.I. Huk


The article presents a clinical case of foodborne botulism in an adolescent. Against the background of classical clinical picture in the midst of disease with the development of ophthalmoplegic, pharyngoplegic, phonolaryngoplegiс syndromes, there were marked atypical features of epidemiological history, onset and the sequence of prodromal symptoms. It have been indicated the importance of timely and adequate specific therapy that, in addition to etiotropic, detoxification and metabolic treatment, helped to achieve regression of neurological symptoms with the restoration of the quality of life of the patient in early terms.


botulism; adolescents; diagnosis; treatment


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