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Torticollis

Summary of Torticollis
Torticollis is a dystonic condition defined by an abnormal, asymmetrical head or neck position. The underlying anatomical distortion causing torticollis is a shortened sternocleidomastoid muscle. 

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Torticollis is an dystonic condition in which involuntary contraction of the muscle results in asymmetrical head or neck position.

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