Arteriovenous fistula: A cause of torticollis

Bayrakci B., Aysun S., Firat M.

PEDIATRIC NEUROLOGY, vol.20, no.2, pp.146-147, 1999 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 1999
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/s0887-8994(98)00130-1
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.146-147
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


Torticollis is a symptom that may represent a wide spectrum of disorders ranging from a simple etiology to a life-threatening pathology. Pediatricians have to suspect central nervous system abnormalities whenever faced with torticollis, The authors report an arteriovenous fistula at the craniocervical junction in a patient presenting with torticollis, (C) 1999 by Elsevier Science Inc. All rights reserved.