Congenital Torticollis

Congenital Torticollis

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Torticollis, also known as "wryneck," is a condition in which your baby's head is tilted. One of your newborn's neck muscles is shortened. So the chin points to one shoulder, away from the shortened neck muscle. And the back of the head tilts toward the opposite shoulder.

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Primary Medical ReviewerJohn Pope, MD - Pediatrics

Specialist Medical ReviewerRobert B. Keller, MD - Orthopedics

Current as ofNovember 14, 2014

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