Friday, April 22, 2016

Congenital Torticollis - Shortening of Sternocleidomastoid muscle

It occurs on account of shortening of sternocleidomastoid muscle.

Symptoms:
Patient is not able to turn the head to opposite side and in severe cases the turning of head toward shoulder occurs and it is permanent.

Treatment:
Only corrective surgery is the treatment of choice.

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