Congenital muscular torticollis-case report and an effective treatment plan.

Abstract

Congenital muscular torticollis results from shortening or excessive contraction of the sternocleidomastoid (SCM) muscle. The reported incidence varies between 0.4 and 1.9%. Various theories have been proposed, but its true aetiology remains obscure. The deformity is characterized by a practically painless, contracted cordlike SCM muscle, which pulls the… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s12663-011-0313-y

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@article{Mohan2012CongenitalMT, title={Congenital muscular torticollis-case report and an effective treatment plan.}, author={Muralee Mohan and Smitha Bhat and Rajendra Prasad and S. M. Sharma and Tarun Lunawat Jain}, journal={Journal of maxillofacial and oral surgery}, year={2012}, volume={11 3}, pages={364-7} }