Week 8 Image

What's your diagnosis?
Week 8 Image

Answer: Congenital muscular torticollis in a young boy. The tight left sternocleidomastoid causes the left head tilt and chin rotation to the right. The tight left sternocleidomastoid muscle is evident.

Go to AccessPediatrics to learn more about torticollis.

Source: Kline MW. Rudolph's Pediatrics 23 ed. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Education; 2018. 


Go to the profile of Ziad Almashadani
about 4 years ago

good day 

what is 8wks, the child in the picture seems much older?

Go to the profile of Andrew Moyer
about 4 years ago

This is a weekly series so "Week 8 Image" just refers to the sequential number of this week's post and not to the age of the patient depicted in the image.