When admitted to the emergency room, John was holding his right hand, which had a deep puncture hole in its palm. He explained that he had fallen on a nail while exploring a barn. John was given an ...
... antitetanus shot to prevent neural complications. Tetanus bacteria fester in deep, dark wounds, but how do their toxins travel in neural tissue?
Tetanus grows in a wound and secretes a toxin that invades systemically and causes muscle spasms. The initial symptom is cramping and twitching of muscles around a wound. [ Complications include ...
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