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International Journal of Orthopaedics Sciences

2017, Volume 3 Issue 4

Case report on torticolis

Author(s): Rajesh Kumar Ranjan, Manish Kumar, Abhijit Subhash, Saurav Kumar and Pankaj Kumar
Abstract: Congenital Muscular Torticollis (CMT) is a rare congenital musculoskeletal disorder. results from shortening or excessive contraction of the sternocleidomastoid (SCM) muscle. It presents in newborn infants or young children with incidence varies between 0.4 and 1.9%. Due to effective shortening of SCM on the involved side there is ipsilateral head tilt and contralateral rotation of the face and chin. This article reports a case of CMT in a 5 year-old female child successfully managed by surgical release of the involved SCM followed by physiotherapy.
Pages: 615-617  |  635 Views  18 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Rajesh Kumar Ranjan, Manish Kumar, Abhijit Subhash, Saurav Kumar and Pankaj Kumar. Case report on torticolis. International Journal of Orthopaedics Sciences. 2017; 3(4): 615-617. DOI: 10.22271/ortho.2017.v3.i4i.85
International Journal of Orthopaedics Sciences