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Torticollis

Alternate Names : Spasmodic Torticollis, Congenital Torticollis, Wry Neck

Torticollis | Symptoms & Signs | Diagnosis & Tests | Prevention & Expectations | Treatment & Monitoring

What are the signs and symptoms of the condition?

The first sign of torticollis is usually stiffness of the neck muscle on one side. A sensation of pulling toward the affected side follows. This is accompanied by twitching or contraction of the muscles. The person may experience severe neck pain and head pain. Usually the individual has limited range of motion in the neck. An infant born with this condition may have limited neck movement. The shoulder on the affected side is usually elevated. There may be an enlargement of the neck muscle.


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Torticollis: Diagnosis & Tests

Author: Gail Hendrickson, RN, BS
Reviewer: Vincent J. Toups, MD
Date Reviewed: 09/04/01



Irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS, is a condition characterized by abdominal cramping, bloating, gas, and other changes in the bowels





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