A case report is presented in which trismus was the principal symptom of tetanus. The literature is reviewed, with special reference to pathogenesis, clinical features, and immunization. The importance of including tetanus in the differential diagnosis of acute trismus is stressed.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology|
|State||Published - Apr 1976|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pathology and Forensic Medicine