congenital muscular torticollis


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congenital muscular torticollis

Congenital fibrosis of the sternocleidomastoid muscle in the newborn, causing rotation of the infant's head to the opposite side. The condition usually becomes evident in the first 2 weeks of life. Treatments include physical therapy or, in refractory cases, surgical division of the muscle. Synonym: fibromatosis colli
See also: torticollis
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The relationship between developmental dysplasia of the hip and congenital muscular torticollis.
Clinical determinants of the outcome of manual stretching in the treatment of congenital muscular torticollis in infants.
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Cheng JC, Chen TM, Tang SP, Shum SL, Wong MW and Metreweli C (2001a): Snapping during manual stretching in congenital muscular torticollis.
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Cheng JCY, Tang SP, Chen TMK, Wong MWN and Wong EMC (2000): The clinical presentation and outcomes of treatment of congenital muscular torticollis in infants: A study of 1,086 cases.
Congenital muscular torticollis and sternomastoid tumor: results of nonoperative treatment.
Correlation of clinical and ultrasonographic features in congenital muscular torticollis.
The use of splinting in conservative and postoperative treatment of congenital muscular torticollis.

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