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Term:
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
focal dystonia +     
anismus 
blepharospasm +   
cervical dystonia +   
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.
cranio-facial dystonia +  
dystonia 23  
dystonia 24  
focal hand dystonia 
oculogyric crisis  
oromandibular dystonia  
spasmodic dystonia 
torsion dystonia 7  
X-linked dystonia-parkinsonism  

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: Intermittent Torticollis ;   Psychogenic Torticollis ;   Spasmodic Torticollis ;   Torticollis ;   Wryneck
Primary IDs: MESH:D014103 ;   RDO:0000529
Xrefs: GARD:10668
Definition Sources: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spasmodic_torticollis "DO", http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK1155/ "DO", MESH:D014103

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