Toddler (Congenital Muscular Torticollis)

Figure scha_5a_n.jpg and scha_5b_n.jpg: 5.3-year-old girl seen from the front and from behind. Two pathognomonic signs are visible, namely indirect signs of an inclination of the head to the right (position of the lobes of the ear in relation to the horizontal plane) and of a torsion to the normal left side by showing the region of the left lower jaw. It is important to rely during the clinical examination on such indirect signs, because the in $$scha_02??££drawing§§ under the head-line 'clinical significance' mentioned three characteristics are not always obvious.