Tetanus following tongue bite from repeated convulsions: a case report
Tropical Doctor, 07/16/2012
Alhaji MA et al. – This report details a case of generalized tetanus with the added complication of tongue bite following the repeated convulsions of a six–year–old unimmunized girl. It highlights the fact that tongue bite is an unusual portal of the entry of tetanus and emphasizes the need for proper oral care of an unconscious patient and the importance of the immunization of children.