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step2ck_form7/Block 4/Question#25 (1.9 difficulty score)
A 6-week-old boy is brought to the physician ...
Fibrosis of the sternomastoid muscleπŸ”

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submitted by step_prep5(25),
  • 6 week old newborn who had a difficult delivery via forceps who now has his head rotated to the left with contralateral chin deviation with a nontender mass in the right side of the neck, most consistent with torticollis
  • Torticollis: Neck mass + ipsilateral head tilt + contralateral chin deviation

submitted by ht3(10),

If the chin is deviated to the right, then wouldn't the "mass" (which I assume is the tight SCM muscle) be on the LEFT side of the neck??