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Table 2 Distribution of children treated with BTX-A in different muscle groups (Cohort 1)

From: Treatment with Botulinum toxin A in a total population of children with cerebral palsy - a retrospective cohort registry study

Muscle injected Total N (%)
Gastrocnemius total 590 (76)
Hamstrings total 321 (41)
Adductors total 231 (30)
Gastrocnemius alone 266 (34)
Hamstrings alone 38 (5)
Adductors alone 23 (3)
Gastrocnemius + Hamstrings 99 (13)
Gastrocnemius + Adductors 40 (5)
Hamstrings + Adductors 49 (6)
Gastrocnemius + Hamstrings + Adductors 53 (7)
Other combinationsa (see Additional file 1) 183 (24)
Missing datab 25 (3)
Total number of children treated 776 (100)
  1. BTX-A = Botulinum Toxin A
  2. aOther combinations include additional muscles to those mentioned here, alone or in combination with gastrocnemius, hamstrings, and adductors muscles, and are presented in Additional file 1
  3. bData missing on what muscle was treated with BTX-A