Torticollis acquired in late infancy due to a cerebellar gangliocytoma.
Torticollis in infancy is a common disorder and is typically benign and self-limiting. However, in some instances it is the presentation of serious disease. A critical distinction is whether the condition is congenital or acquired. We present a case of acquired late infantile torticollis caused by a cerebellar gangliocytoma that underscores the importance of making this determination prior to initiating a treatment plan. A gangliocytoma presenting with torticollis has not been previously described.
Caress, JB; Nohria, V; Fuchs, H; Boustany, RM
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