Different etiologies of acquired torticollis in childhood


PER H. , CANPOLAT M. , TÜMTÜRK A. , GÜMÜŞ H. , Gokoglu A. , Yikilmaz A. , ...More

CHILDS NERVOUS SYSTEM, vol.30, no.3, pp.431-440, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 30 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00381-013-2302-6
  • Title of Journal : CHILDS NERVOUS SYSTEM
  • Page Numbers: pp.431-440
  • Keywords: Childhood, Etiology, Torticollis, POSTERIOR-FOSSA TUMORS, ACUTE DISSEMINATED ENCEPHALOMYELITIS, SPASMODIC TORTICOLLIS, EPIDURAL HEMATOMA, ARACHNOID CYSTS, HEMOPHILIA-A, CHILDREN, OSTEOBLASTOMA, SECONDARY, SYMPTOM

Abstract

Torticollis can be congenital or may be acquired in childhood. Acquired torticollis occurs because of another problem and usually presents in previously normal children. The causes of acquired torticollis include ligamentous, muscular, osseous, ocular, psychiatric, and neurologic disorders.