Congenital Torticollis

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Congenital Torticollis

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The terms "Congenital Torticollis" returned 12 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Integrative analysis of congenital muscular torticollis: from gene expression to clinical significance.
 

Author(s): Shin-Young Yim, Dukyong Yoon, Myong Chul Park, Il Jae Lee, Jang-Hee Kim, Myung Ae Lee, Kyu-Sung Kwack, Jan-Dee Lee, Jeong-Hun Lee, Euy-Young Soh, Young-In Na, Rae Woong Park, KiYoung Lee, Jae-Bum Jun

Journal: BMC Med Genomics. 2013 ;6 Suppl 2():S10.

 

Congenital muscular torticollis (CMT) is characterized by thickening and/or tightness of the unilateral sternocleidomastoid muscle (SCM), ending up with torticollis. Our aim was to identify differentially expressed genes (DEGs) and novel protein interaction network modules of CMT, ...

Last Updated: 3 Jul 2013

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The value of high-frequency and color Doppler ultrasonography in diagnosing congenital muscular torticollis.
 

Author(s): Lei Wang, Lingyan Zhang, Yuanjiao Tang, Li Qiu

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Congenital muscular torticollis (CMT) is a relatively common neck deformity in infancy. The aim of our research was to determine the value of high-frequency and color Doppler ultrasonography in diagnosing CMT.

Last Updated: 2 Nov 2012

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Assessment of follow-up sonography and clinical improvement among infants with congenital muscular torticollis.
 

Author(s): H-J Park, S S Kim, S-Y Lee, Y-T Lee, K Yoon, E-C Chung, M-H Rho, H-J Kwag

Journal: AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2013 Apr;34(4):890-4.

 

Infants grow rapidly, which causes the SCM to thicken physiologically. Therefore some cases of physiologically-thickened SCM can be confused with a poor response to physical therapy. There have been only a few quantitative ultrasonographic studies on the clinical outcome of rehabilitation ...

Last Updated: 11 Apr 2013

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Newborn Head Molding and Later Asymmetries
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Plagiocephaly

 

Last Updated: 16 Nov 2014

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