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Torticollis (Wryneck) Summary

Description: A symptom, not a disease, of a twisted neck. In most instances, the head is tipped toward one side and the chin rotated toward the other. The involuntary muscle contractions in the neck region of patients with torticollis can be due to congenital defects, trauma, inflammation, tumors, and neurological or other factors.

Also Known As: Wryneck; Spasmodic Torticollis; Torticollis, Intermittent; Torticollis, Psychogenic; Intermittent Torticollis Show All >>

Networked: 984 relevant articles (134 outcomes, 141 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Torticollis

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Botulinum Toxins (Botulinum Toxin) : 51 outcomes 43 studies in 286 results : IBA
  2. Type A Botulinum Toxins (Botulinum A Toxin) : 16 outcomes 24 studies in 118 results : FDA 2
  3. rimabotulinumtoxinB : 11 outcomes 15 studies in 48 results : FDA 2
  4. onabotulinumtoxinA (Botox) : 10 outcomes 16 studies in 66 results : FDA 1
  5. abobotulinumtoxinA : 7 outcomes 18 studies in 42 results : FDA 2
  6. Cosmetics : 3 outcomes in 11 results : IBA
  7. xeomin : 2 outcomes 4 studies in 10 results : FDA 1
  8. Myoclonic dystonia : 2 outcomes in 7 results : IBA
  9. batrachotoxinin A 20-alpha-benzoate : 1 outcome 2 studies in 12 results : IBA
  10. Trihexyphenidyl (Artane) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 8 results : FDA 16 Generic
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Diseases Related to Torticollis

  1. Blepharospasm
  2. Hemifacial Spasm
  3. Dystonia (Limb Dystonia)
  4. Pain (Aches)
  5. Torticollis (Wryneck)
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Key Therapies for Torticollis

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  1. Deep Brain Stimulation : 9 outcomes 8 studies in 48 results
  2. Injections : 7 outcomes 13 studies in 108 results
  3. Decompression : 5 outcomes in 22 results
  4. Denervation : 3 outcomes 2 studies in 50 results
  5. Intramuscular Injections : 3 outcomes 2 studies in 13 results
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