Torticollis

0000473

Normal Case/Contol

GWAS of 0000473

Sibling Case/Control

No sibling GWAS available 0000473

Statistics

Case Control
1000 459194

Phenotype Definition

Involuntary contractions of the neck musculature resulting in an abnormal posture of or abnormal movements of the head. [HPO:probinson]

Phenotype Comment

The word torticollis comes from Latin words meaning twisted neck. Spasmodic torticollis is a focal dystonia that affects the neck and sometimes the shoulders, leading to involuntary contractions of the neck muscles, abnormal movements and postures of the head and neck. The abnormal movements can have both tonic and clonic components and can results in pain and discomfort. Spasmodic torticollis is the most common focal dystonia.


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Associated Diseases

ID Name Top Correlation
ICD: H811 Benign paroxysmal vertigo 1/20