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Benign paroxysmal torticollis of infancy

Benign paroxysmal torticollis of infancy: Introduction

Benign paroxysmal torticollis of infancy: A harmless condition characterized by recurring periods of head tilting resulting from dystonia (sustained muscle contractions) of the neck muscles. Other symptoms such as vomiting and irritability may also occur variably. Episodes tend to occur without any noticeable triggers and may last from hours to days. Episodes can occur as often as every two weeks or as infrequently as every couple of months. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Benign paroxysmal torticollis of infancy is available below.

Symptoms of Benign paroxysmal torticollis of infancy

Treatments for Benign paroxysmal torticollis of infancy

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Prognosis for Benign paroxysmal torticollis of infancy

Prognosis for Benign paroxysmal torticollis of infancy: The condition is considered benign and symptoms usually resolve spontaneously by the age of five but more often by the age of two or three.

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  1. Benign paroxysmal torticollis of infancy: Introduction
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  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Prognosis
 

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