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What medical problems are linked with torticollis?

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Most babies with torticollis don’t have other medical problems. But it is sometimes linked to infections, broken bones, allergic reactions to medicines, or genetic conditions such as Down syndrome or Klippel-Feil syndrome (a rare bone disorder of the neck).

From: What Is Torticollis? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Boston Children’s Hospital: “Conditions and Treatments -- Torticollis.”

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons: “Congenital Muscular Torticollis.”

KidsHealth.org (The Nemours Foundation): “Infant Torticollis.”

Hospital for Special Surgery: “Congenital Muscular Torticollis -- An overview.”

Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America: “Study Guide -- Congenital Muscular Torticollis.”

NIH. U.S. National Library of Medicine: “Klippel-Feil syndrome.”

Reviewed by Dan Brennan on October 16, 2018

SOURCES:

Boston Children’s Hospital: “Conditions and Treatments -- Torticollis.”

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons: “Congenital Muscular Torticollis.”

KidsHealth.org (The Nemours Foundation): “Infant Torticollis.”

Hospital for Special Surgery: “Congenital Muscular Torticollis -- An overview.”

Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America: “Study Guide -- Congenital Muscular Torticollis.”

NIH. U.S. National Library of Medicine: “Klippel-Feil syndrome.”

Reviewed by Dan Brennan on October 16, 2018

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