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[OCOSH Code: D014103 70070008 M43.6 MD_TORT]

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Congenital Muscular Torticollis

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- results from fibrosis of sternal head;
- can result from unilateral shortening of sternocleidomastoid, commonly associated with fibrosis of the muscle;
- may also involve the platysma and scalene muscles;
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Torticollis

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Atlanta Case 17. The image is of an infant with torticollis. This is a clinical sign and not a diagnosis. The attitude of the head and neck results from a combination of head tilt and rotation. A tight sternomastoid muscle causes head tilt towards the tight side with rotation of...
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Torticollis eMedicine Orthopedics

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Torticollis is a condition that causes the neck to involuntarily twist to one side secondary to contraction of the neck muscles. The ear is tilted toward the contracted muscle and the chin is facing the opposite direction. Torticollis is derived from the Latin, tortus, meaning twisted and collum, meaning neck....
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