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Osteopathic Approach to Treating a Patient with Congenital Infantile Torticollis Reveals Unusual Presentation of Absence of Concomitant Cranial Base Strain Pattern: A Case Report
International Journal of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Murray R. Berkowitz, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
3-1-2017
Abstract
The case of congenital infantile torticollis presented here is instructive to demonstrate how the osteopathic approach to patient diagnosis and treatment may reveal unusual presentation of symptoms. What is unusual in this case is the absence of any cranial base patterns or facial asymmetries, as well as the uniqueness of etiology. Of particular importance, no non-muscular etiologies, including tumor and Arnold-Chiari Malformations, were present. The case illustrates that further research into the prevalence of similar presentations of symptoms is warranted.
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This article was published in International Journal of Osteopathic Medicine.

The published version is available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijosm.2017.03.002.

Copyright © 2017.

Citation Information
Murray R. Berkowitz. "Osteopathic Approach to Treating a Patient with Congenital Infantile Torticollis Reveals Unusual Presentation of Absence of Concomitant Cranial Base Strain Pattern: A Case Report" International Journal of Osteopathic Medicine (2017)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/murray_berkowitz/47/