Table 3

Side of (moderate or severe) degenerative changes in the cervical spine below C2 in patients with torticollis or laterocollis (n=12; note that 1 patient with left laterocollis had bilateral changes)

Type of spasmodic torticollisSide of degenerative changes
R torticollis or laterocollis51
L torticollis or laterocollis16
  • R=Right; L=left; p = 0.015 (Fisher's exact test).