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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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