Operative Findings (Surgery in Congenital Muscular Torticollis)

Operative findings in a 4.7-year-old boy with a right congenital muscular torticollis. The clavicular part of the sternocleidomastoid muscle is already divided with the cauter. The whitish fibers at the lateral border of the not yet divided sternal part of the muscle correspond to fibrotic tissue. Following a supraclavicular transverse incision of the skin the platysma, both parts of the sternocleidomastoid muscle and the fascia colli media is divided.