Botulism is an uncommon and conceivably lethal sickness brought on by a poison created by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum. The illness starts with shortcoming, inconvenience seeing, feeling tired, and inconvenience talking. This may then be trailed by shortcoming of the arms, mid-section muscles, and legs. The ailment does not as a rule influence cognizance or cause a fever.Botulism can happen in a couple of distinctive ways. The bacterial spores that cause it are basic in both soil and water.
The muscle shortcoming of botulism distinctively begins in the muscles supplied by the cranial nerves. A gathering of twelve nerves controls eye developments, the facial muscles and the muscles controlling biting and gulping. Twofold vision, hanging of both eyelids, loss of outward appearance and gulping issues might along these lines happen.
In the late 1996, an outbreak of botulism affected eight young people (age of patients ranged from 6 to 23 years) in Italy. The onset of the illness was the same for all of these patients: gastrointestinal symptoms (nausea and vomiting) followed by neurologic symptoms. The most common neurologic symptoms were dysphagia, respiratory failure (100%), diplopia (87%), dysarthria, ptosis (75%) and mydriasis (50%).