spasmodic torticollis

(redirected from dystonic torticollis)

spas·mod·ic tor·ti·col·lis

a disorder of unknown cause, manifested as a restricted dystonia, localized to some of the neck muscles, especially the sternomastoid and trapezius; occurs in adults and tends to progress slowly; the head movements increase with standing and walking and decrease with contractual stimuli, for example, touching the chin or neck.
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spasmodic torticollis

Wry neck, see there, aka cervical dystonia.
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spas·mod·ic tor·ti·col·lis

(ST) (spaz-modik tōrti-kolis)
Disorder of unknown cause, manifested as a restricted dystonia, localized to some of the neck muscles, especially the sternomastoid and trapezius.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

spas·mod·ic tor·ti·col·lis

(spaz-modik tōrti-kolis)
Disorder of unknown cause, manifested as a restricted dystonia, localized to some neck muscles.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012