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Disease Torticollis

Name Torticollis
Synonyms Cervical Dystonia | Intermittent Torticollis | Psychogenic Torticollis | Spasmodic Torticollis | Torticollis, Intermittent | Torticollis, Psychogenic | Torticollis, Spasmodic | Wryneck
Definition A symptom, not a disease, of a twisted neck. In most instances, the head is tipped toward one side and the chin rotated toward the other. The involuntary muscle contractions in the neck region of patients with torticollis can be due to congenital defects, trauma, inflammation, tumors, and neurological or other factors.
Categories Nervous system disease | Signs and symptoms
MeSH® ID D014103

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1. DiseasesNervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Central Nervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Movement Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Dystonic Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Torticollis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesNervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neurologic Manifestations Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Dyskinesias Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Dystonia Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Torticollis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
3. DiseasesPathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Signs and Symptoms Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neurologic Manifestations Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Dyskinesias Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Dystonia Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Torticollis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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Torticollis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Congenital torticollis
  Contractures, Congenital, Torticollis, and Malignant Hyperthermia
  Sandifer syndrome
  Torticollis keloids cryptorchidism renal dysplasia