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435 Possible Causes for Torticollis, Vertigo

  • Whiplash Injury

    Vertigo and dizziness are also reported in 25-50% of the cases.[] […] and especially the lumbar erector muscles (i.e., over-excitment of the lumbar proprioceptors) is a cause of vertigo due to whiplash injury.[] This postulate is applicable to the explanation of aural vertigo following whiplash injury.[]

  • Spasmus Nutans

    Titubations were identified in 10 and torticollis in 7. Nystagmus persisted in 16 of 20 children, titubations in 3, and torticollis in 6.[] There were no associated symptoms of gait disturbance or vertigo or hearing deficit.[] Both children had the typical features of spasmus nutans including asymmetric nystagmus, head shaking, and torticollis.[]

  • Motion Sickness

    In both cases, the sequelae may be vertigo, incoordination, imbalance, and unpleasant autonomic responses.[] Both medications can cause significant sedation and in a few people or movement disorders (for example, torticollis or twisting of the neck, or tongue protrusion).[] This can result in severe vertigo, but hearing is usually spared.[]

  • Migraine Headache Equivalent

    Benign paroxysmal torticollis in infancy. Pediatr Neurol. 1993 ;9: 488 – 490. Google Scholar Crossref Medline ISI 7. Drigo, P, Carli, G, Laverda, AN.[] vertigo should be introduced, namely "epigone migraine vertigo" (EMV): this could be a kind of late migraine equivalent, i.e. a kind of vertigo, migrainous in origin, starting[] These are “Cyclical vomiting syndrome” (, “Abdominal migraine” (, “Benign paroxysmal vertigo (1.6.2) and “Benign paroxysmal torticollis” (1.6.3) [ 1 ].[]

  • Acute Otitis Media

    […] patient is vomiting or dehydrated Artificial tears and eye lubrication if there is facial palsy Short term vestibular sedative eg prochlorperazine if there is dizziness/vertigo[] GS should be suspected in a child presenting with torticollis after an upper respiratory tract infection or an ENT surgical procedure.[] Facial paralysis or vertigo suggests local extension to the fallopian canal or labyrinth.[]

  • Basilar-Type Migraine

    CONCLUSION: The relationship between BtM, dMV, and pMV refers to a distribution of severity across the disease spectrum of migraine-related vertigo.[] Interestingly, p.Tyr1245Cys was detected in a patient displaying a changing, age-specific phenotype that began as benign paroxysmal torticollis of infancy, evolving into benign[] Conversely, early developmental disturbances of vision often disrupt ocular motor control systems, giving rise to complex disorders such as nystagmus, strabismus, and torticollis[]

  • Migraine

    Case series of patients with migraine-linked vertigo spells and profound BVP.[] INTRODUCTION: Migraine variant disorders of childhood include benign paroxysmal torticollis of infancy (BPTI) and benign paroxysmal vertigo of childhood (BPVC).[] Leboucq, Stéphanie Sanchez, Elodie Préclaire, Stéphane Chabrier, François Rivier, Eleni Panagiotakaki, Chrystelle Bonnemains and Ulrike Walter‐Louvier, Benign paroxysmal torticollis[]

  • Neurotic Disorder

    Psychogenic: · dysmenorrhoea · dysphagia, including "globus hystericus" · pruritus · torticollis Teeth-grinding F45.9 Somatoform disorder, unspecified Psychosomatic disorder[]

  • Fibromyalgia

    Outcome measures included the Toronto Western Spasmodic Torticollis Rating Scale, or TWSTRS, and the frequency of AEs.[] American Academy of Neurology What’s Causing Your Vertigo?[] […] symptoms such as the loss of concentration, disorientation, and "brain fogs" Sleep disorders such as broken sleep, sleep starts, and insomnia Neurosensory symptoms such as vertigo[]

  • Cervical Radiculitis

    Transversus colli spine that Innervate the sternocleidomastoid muscle, the patient may develop torticollis (deformity of the cervical spine, caused by unilateral lesions of[] , unspecified Contracture of neck Excludes: congenital (754.1) due to birth injury (767.8) hysterical (300.11) ocular torticollis (781.93) psychogenic (306.0) spasmodic (333.83[] Encyclopedia) Neck pain (Medical Encyclopedia) Neck pain or spasms -- self care (Medical Encyclopedia) Neck x-ray (Medical Encyclopedia) Spinal fusion (Medical Encyclopedia) Torticollis[]

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