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by Savitsky D

(Spasmodic Torticollis; Cervical Dystonia)

 

RESOURCES

Dystonia Medical Research Foundation
http://www.dystonia-foundation.org

National Spasmodic Torticollis Association
http://www.torticollis.org

 

CANADIAN RESOURCES

The College of Family Physicians of Canada
http://www.cfpc.ca

Health Canada
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca

 

References


Cervical dystonia. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Updated August 29, 2012. Accessed October 8, 2013.


Cervical dystonia (spasmodic torticollis). Dystonia Medical Research Foundation website. Available at: http://www.dystonia-foundation.org/pages/cervical%5Fdystonia%5Fmore%5Finfo/46.php. Accessed October 8, 2013.


Collins A, Jankovic J. Botulinum toxin injection for congenital muscular torticollis presenting in children and adults. Neurology. 2006;67:1083-1085.


Corrado G, Fossati C, et al. Irritable oesophagus: A new cause of Sandifer's syndrome. Acta Paediatr. 2006;95:1509-1510.


Dystonias fact sheet. National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke website. Available at: http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/dystonias/detail%5Fdystonias.htm. Updated July 2, 2013. Accessed October 8, 2013.


Herman MJ. Torticollis in infants and children: common and unusual causes. Instr Course Lect. 2006;55:647-653.


Hoehn KS, Capouya JD, et al. Lemierre-like syndrome caused by community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus complicated by hemorrhagic pericarditis. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2010;11(3):e32-5.


Preto TE, Dalvi A, et al. A prospective blinded evaluation of deep brain stimulation for the treatment of secondary dystonia and primary torticollis syndromes. J Neurosurg. 2008;109:405-409.

 

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