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Thelalgia in Man: Successful Treatment With Botulinum Toxin

Sibylle Eigelshoven, MD; Roland Kruse, MD; Lucie Rauch, MD; Sandra Hanneken, MD; Thomas Ruzicka, MD; Norbert J. Neumann, MD
Arch Dermatol. 2006;142(9):1231-1244. doi:10.1001/archderm.142.9.1242.
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Thelalgia in man is a very rare and intractable pain syndrome of the areola-nipple complex. We describe a 42-year-old man with severe thelalgia since puberty who was successfully treated with local injections of botulinum toxin A.

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Injection sites of botulinum toxin A in the patient with thelalgia.

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