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Medical Term:

congenital torticollis


Definition: torticollis due to a unilateral fibrous tumor in the sternocleidomastoid muscle, present at birth as a swelling that may subside or may lead to torticollis by shortening of the muscle.

Synonym(s): muscular torticollis

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