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Torticollis

"Torticollis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A symptom, not a disease, of a twisted neck. In most instances, the head is tipped toward one side and the chin rotated toward the other. The involuntary muscle contractions in the neck region of patients with torticollis can be due to congenital defects, trauma, inflammation, tumors, and neurological or other factors.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Torticollis" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Torticollis" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 40 publications over 21 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 2012 and 2016
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