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Synonyms for torticollis

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


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Key words: head tilt, trauma, torticollis, physical therapy, raptor, avian
At each visit before the BT-A injection, the severity of CD was measured based on the severity of rotation section of the Toronto Western Spasmodic Torticollis Rating Scale (TWSRTS-Severity) (9).
Table 18: Incidence of EPS Compared to Placebo in the Monotherapy Bipolar Depression Study LATUDA Adverse Event Term Placebo 20 to 60 mg/day 80 to 120 mg/day (N=168) (N=164) (N=167) (%) (%) (%) All EPS events 5 12 20 All EPS events, 2 5 9 excluding Akathisia/ Restlessness Akathisia 2 8 11 Dystonia* 0 0 2 Parkinsonism** 2 5 8 Restlessness <1 0 3 Note: Figures rounded to the nearest integer *Dystonia includes adverse event terms: dystonia, oculogyric crisis, oromandibular dystonia, tongue spasm, torticollis, and trismus **Parkinsonism includes adverse event terms: bradykinesia, cogwheel rigidity, drooling, extrapyramidal disorder, glabellar reflex abnormal, hypokinesia, muscle rigidity, parkinsonism, psychomotor retardation, and tremor
Absence of change in consciousness, occurence of the episode during feeding or just after feeding, torticollis being intermittent and absence of epileptic findings on EEG are helpful in the differential diagnosis (4).
Perinatal trauma can have lasting effects on the atlanto-occipital joints, and this can lead to a variety of structural, postural, functional, and kinesological [sic] disturbances including torticollis, cranial asymmetry, delayed motor response, increased infections, and impairment of the hip, and sacroiliac joints," according to Karen Erickson and coauthors of "A Pediatric Perspective on Chiropractic.
In a double-blind, placebo-controlled trial (Study 131) conducted by Eisai in Japan in patients with cervical dystonia, NerBloc showed statistically significant improvement in TWSTRS (Toronto Western Spasmodic Torticollis Rating Scale) total score from baseline to week four versus placebo.
May be associated with torticollis (twisted neck with head turned to one side), facial and cranial asymmetry
Washington, Mar 9 ( ANI ): Scientists have developed a low-cost digital head posture measuring device with Nintendo Wiimotes to help diagnose a medical condition called ocular torticollis.
Cervical spine anomalies are a common cause of fixed torticollis in young patients.
Congenital muscular torticollis (CMT) is the most frequent reason of torticollis in children.
The Animal Health and Veterinary Laboratories Agency (AHVLA) is now looking for reports of signs in newborn ruminants and aborted foetuses of limb or brain defects such as arthrogryposis, jaw deformations and torticollis, and ataxia, paralysis and blindness.
This part begins chronologically but deliberately backtracks at two points: chapters 13 to 15 cover the years 1971 to 1994 and mostly explore Hilton's work on the East Coast, at the Juilliard School, Rutgers University, and SUNY Purchase, along with her problems with torticollis that eventually ended her performing career; chapters 16-17 concentrate on her work on the West Coast from 1968 to 2001, in particular on the summer workshop she directed at Stanford University from 1974 to 2001; and chapter 18 returns to 1994 to give an account of Hilton's last years: her work as editor of the Pendragon Dance and Music series (later renamed after her), her memoirs, her cancer, death in 2002, and commemoration.
Alfie was diagnosed with plagiocephaly, brachycephaly and torticollis last month.
Differential diagnosis should be established against muscular torticollis, tumors of the posterior fossa and spinal cord, chiari malformation, syringomyelia, vertebral neoplasms, and fractures of the C1-C2 segment.