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Congenital Muscular Torticollis
Causes, Symptoms, Complications, Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment

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What are the symptoms of Congenital Muscular Torticollis?

Some of the major symptoms that are associated with the development of congenital muscular torticollis are:

  • Tilting of the infant’s head to one side
  • Turning of the baby’s chin toward the opposite side
  • Trouble in moving the head
  • Lump in neck muscle
  • Flattening of the side of the head
  • Oddly positioned ears
  • Abnormalities of muscles, bones, and joints

What are the symptoms of Congenital Muscular Torticollis

What are the complications of Congenital Muscular Torticollis?

The major complication of this condition is that the child may not be able to move their head normally which will lead to permanent muscle tightening and discomfort to them.

References: 
  • Congenital Muscular Torticollis. POSNA. Available at: https://posna.org/Physician-Education/Study-Guide/Congenital-Muscular-Torticollis Accessed on June 23, 2020.
  • Congenital Muscular Torticollis. NCBI. Available at: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3814673/ Accessed on June 23, 2020.
  • Congenital Muscular Torticollis. Standford Children. Available at: https://www.stanfordchildrens.org/en/topic/default?id=congenital-muscular-torticollis-90-P02070 Accessed on June 23, 2020.
  • Congenital Muscular Torticollis. WebMD. Available at: https://www.webmd.com/parenting/baby/what-is-torticollis Accessed on June 23, 2020.
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