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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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org/en/diseases--conditions/congenital-muscular-torticollis-twisted-neck/) torticollis , which tilts the babies' heads and restricts their range of movement, affects less than 2 percent of the general infant population.
Doctors say the torticollis may have been caused by a lack of space in the uterus beside his twin sister Freya.
Ocular plagiocephaly: ocular torticollis with skull and facial asymmetry.
The primary efficacy endpoint of the Phase 2 study was an improvement in dystonia symptoms as measured by change (reduction) from baseline in Toronto Western Spasmodic Torticollis Rating Scale (TWSTRS)-Total score at four weeks.
Benign paroxysmal torticollis is a movement disorder characterized by recurrent episodes with an onset at the age of 2-8 months in infancy.
The role of congenital muscular torticollis in the development of deformational plagiocephaly.
On physical examination, horizontal nystagmus, head nodding and torticollis were observed.
Deep brain stimulation for generalized dystonia and spasmodic torticollis.
In another recent study [25] reported that clinical symptoms of torticollis and lateral movement of the head and also few birds developed paralysis of both legs.
Recommendations for prevention and management of plagiocephaly include early introduction of counter-positioning of the infant's head and cot location, with supervised play in prone or 'tummy- time' when the infant is awake, adding physiotherapy referral if there torticollis (Mawji et al 2013; Saeed et al 2008; Persing et al 2003; Davis et al 1998).
In long-standing cases of focal dystonia, such as spasmodic cervical torticollis, selective peripheral denervation of the sternocleidomastoid muscle, trapezius and splenius capitis muscles in the neck can lead to significant improvement in the torticollis (the Bertrand procedure).
Answer: What you are seeing in your rabbit is something called a head tilt (also known as torticollis or wry neck).
Myoclonus, tremors, paresis, torticollis, nystagmus, meningeal signs of hyperesthesia and cervical rigidity or optic nerve signs may also be seen (Mc Grath,1960; Innes and Saunders ,1962).
Double blind controlled trial of Botulinum toxin injection in spasmodic torticollis.