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Tetanus [1]
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Muscular spasms in a patient suffering from tetanus. Painting by Sir Charles Bell, 1809.
This page is about clinical aspects of the disease.  For microbiologic aspects of the causative organism(s), see Clostridium tetani.

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Differentiating Tetanus from other Diseases

Epidemiology and Demographics

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Case #1

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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Michael Maddaleni, B.S.; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Usama Talib, BSc, MD [2]

Overview

Historical Perspective

Classification

Pathophysiology

Causes

Differentiating Tetanus from other Diseases

Epidemiology and Demographics

Risk Factors

Screening

Natural History, Complications and Prognosis

Diagnosis

History and Symptoms | Physical Examination | Laboratory Findings

Treatment

Medical Therapy | Primary Prevention | Secondary Prevention | Cost-Effectiveness of Therapy | Future or Investigational Therapies

Case Studies

Case #1

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