Nov 20, · Adult torticollis, also known as cervical dystonia or “wryneck,” is a condition where your neck muscles go into spasm and pull your head to one side. . Mar 31, · What Is Torticollis in Adults? Torticollis happens when the neck is tilted to one side. On one side of the neck, the muscles are really tight. On the other side, they are really weak. The main muscle affected is the sternocleidomastoid muscle that runs along the back and side of the neck. There are many types of torticollis. When it occurs in adults, the condition is called spasmodic torticollis.
Objective: We assessed the surgical results of bipolar release in 31 adult patients with uncorrected congenital muscular torticollis (CMT) and more than 12 months of follow-up. Methods: Thirty-one patients underwent a bipolar release of the sternocleidomastoid muscle (SCM) and were retrospectively analyzed. The mean follow-up period was months (range, ).Cited by: 3. Adult presentation of neglected congenital muscular torticollis (CMT) is rare. Therefore, efficacy of surgical treatment for adult CMT is unclear. We experienced a case of neglected CMT in a.
Oct 21, · Wry neck, or torticollis, is a painfully twisted and tilted neck. The top of the head generally tilts to one side while the chin tilts to the other side. This condition can be congenital (present Author: Ann Pietrangelo. Jun 05, · In adults, acute wryneck is the most prevalent type of torticollis and develops overnight without provocation. It is self-limited, and symptoms resolve in .