Tetanus: Review of the literature and report of a case

M. J.A. Smith, R. W.T. Myall

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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 languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)451-456
Number of pages6
JournalOral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology
Issue number4
StatePublished - Apr 1976

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine
  • Dentistry(all)


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