Torticollis is one of the common diseases in the pediatric department of orthopedics. Mainly for head and neck oblique, commonly known as "w
Torticollis is one of the common diseases in the pediatric department of orthopedics. Mainly for head and neck oblique, commonly known as "wryneck". The main reason for the symptoms is the sternocleidomastoid muscle fibrosis contracture, the loss of the original muscle elasticity, tied the neck activity. Long head and neck deviation can also lead to facial asymmetry. 1 years old torticollis can massage, bracing treatment. 1 years after the recommended surgical treatment of muscular torticollis.
The traditional operation is in the neck incision, incision length of about 2cm, cut off the chest of the sternocleidomastoid bone, lock the bone. At present, our hospital based on conventional treatment on the basis of the development of a method of endoscopic treatment of muscular torticollis, the main characteristics of small incision, little injury. To do a 0.8cm axillary incision, endoscopic placement to the neck below the clavicle do two 0.3cm incision implantation operation forceps and electric knife, cut off a lock head and chest sternocleidomastoid muscle of thoracic bones. Endoscopic treatment of incision is almost illegible, comply with the requirements of beauty, and the mirror has a magnifying effect, open cut clavicular head of sternocleidomastoid muscle of thoracic bones thoroughly. The limitation of this procedure is that the older children, if the need to cut off the sternocleidomastoid muscle head is difficult to operate. Generally speaking, the diagnosis of congenital muscular torticollis earlier, this technique can meet the aesthetic requirements of most patients.