wryneck

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Related to Congenital Torticollis: plagiocephaly
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Synonyms for wryneck

an unnatural condition in which the head leans to one side because the neck muscles on that side are contracted

Old World woodpecker with a peculiar habit of twisting the neck

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Congenital torticollis in a Jersey calf - anatomical and radiological study.
The SCM acts alone in allowing the head to tilt to the side, and therefore a congenital absence of an SCM is associated with congenital torticollis.
Proper guidance is necessary for athletes with congenital torticollis.
Congenital torticollis, a twisting of fetal posture due to lack of amniotic fluid, produces the same anatomical pattern in modern humans, Hublin says.
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