The influence of age on the results of open sternomastoid tenotomy in muscular torticollis.

  • Chi Meng Ling
  • Published 1976 in Clinical orthopaedics and related research

Abstract

The ideal age for surgery for muscular torticollis, the complications and results of open sternomastoid tenotomy were investigated in 60 patients operated on at different age-groups. Under the age of 1, tethering of the scar to the deeper structures was common and was mainly responsible for the lower percentage of good results (42.1 per cent). In the age… (More)

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