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torticollis

 [tor″tĭ-kol´is]
a contracted state of the cervical muscles, producing torsion of the neck; the deformity may be congenital, hysterical, or secondary to conditions such as pressure on the accessory nerve, inflammation of glands in the neck, or muscle spasm. Called also wryneck.
Torticollis. From Dorland's, 2000.

tor·ti·col·lis

(tōr'ti-kol'is), [MIM*189600]
A contraction, or shortening, of the muscles of the neck, chiefly those supplied by the accessory nerve (NXI); the head is drawn to one side and usually rotated so that the chin points to the other side.
See also: dystonia.
Synonym(s): wry neck, wryneck
[L. tortus, twisted, + collum, neck]

wryneck

/wry·neck/ (ri´nek) torticollis.

wryneck

(rī′nĕk′)
n.
b. A person with torticollis.

wryneck

A focal dystonia consisting of one-sided contracture with palpable induration of the sternocleidomastoid muscle, causing the chin to turn towards the opposite side and the head to rotate towards the lesion; wryneck is accompanied by facial muscle dysplasia
Aetiology Congenital form—unclear—possibly due to in utero or peripartum trauma to venous drainage, causing asymmetric development of the face and skull; the later it is recognised, the more likely it will require surgery

wryneck

Congenital torticollis, torticollis A focal dystonia consisting of one-sided contracture awith palpable induration of the sternocleidomastoid muscle, causing the chin to turn towards the opposite side and the head to rotate towards the lesion; WN is accompanied by facial muscle dysplasia Etiology Congenital form– unclear–possibly due to in utero or peripartum trauma to venous drainage, causing asymmetric development of the face and skull; the later WN is recognized, the more likely surgical intervention is required

wryneck

See TORTICOLLIS.

wryneck

hereditary condition in guinea pigs; the young are born with varying degrees of torticollis; less severely affected animals may appear normal after a few days.
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WWII veteran George |Dexter who survived the sinking of the SS Slamat and the rescue ship HMS Wryneck
He thought his nightmare had come to the an end when he was picked up by the ship HMS Wryneck which had come to rescue survivors.
He was picked up by the Wryneck, but she too was sunk.
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Southbound Ospreys were reported from the Conwy Valley and Llyn Brenig at the weekend A Wryneck at Morfa Nefyn was one of very few seen in the region this year and while Bardsey also hosted a Red-breasted Flycatcher and Richard''''s Pipit, typical autumn fare, most birders agree that The Omani Owl Picture: ARNOUD B VAN DEN BERG/THE SOUND APPROACH numbers of small migrants are low this year.
There was a surprise too for the owner of a studio in Aberdaron when a wryneck flew through the open door, from which it was released unharmed.
The 91-year-old was one of just eight men who managed to escape as both the Dutch SS Slamat and then the British HMS Wryneck were lost in the Greek Mediterranean.
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Bardsey hosted a Siberian Stonechat, Lapland Buntings and Wryneck, while more Laps were on the Great Orme.
Sixty years later, Mr Dexter began a search for survivors to try to piece together the story of those on board the Slamat, Wryneck and a third ship which was attacked, the HMS Diamond.
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From farther east other migrants arrived this week: Lapland Bunting and Yellow-browed Warblers were on the Great Orme and Bardsey, which also hosted Red-breasted Flycatchers, Common Rosefinch and Wryneck, following last week's Melodious Warbler.