spasmodic torticollis

noun

: cervical dystonia
Spasmodic torticollis, also known as cervical dystonia, involves spasms of muscles in the neck that can pull the head, shoulder and neck into abnormal positions.Jackie Jadrnak, The Albuquerque Journal

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“Spasmodic torticollis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/spasmodic%20torticollis. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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