TITLE

torticollis

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2206
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "torticollis" is presented. It refers to the stiff neck associated with muscle spasm, classically causing lateral flexion contracture of the cervical spine musculature. The affected muscles are principally those supplied by the spinal accessory nerve.
ACCESSION #
21248921

 

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