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What are the complications involved in torticollis?

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Dr. Edward Smith
Neurology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Pain plus

In addition to neck pain from continuous spasm, scarring and deformity of the muscles the spine may develop osteophytes (bone spurs) and disc degeneration.
This in turn can cause nerve root pain. Difficulty swallowing and sometimes breathing occur in severe cases.

In brief: Pain plus

In addition to neck pain from continuous spasm, scarring and deformity of the muscles the spine may develop osteophytes (bone spurs) and disc degeneration.
This in turn can cause nerve root pain. Difficulty swallowing and sometimes breathing occur in severe cases.
Dr. Edward Smith
Dr. Edward Smith
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Dr. Gamal Boutros
Neurology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Permanent deviation

Originally torticollis pain, intermittent deviation or turn of the neck---with progression it become fixed.

In brief: Permanent deviation

Originally torticollis pain, intermittent deviation or turn of the neck---with progression it become fixed.
Dr. Gamal Boutros
Dr. Gamal Boutros
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