Spasmodic torticollis due to neurovascular compression of the 11th nerve. Case report

J Neurosurg. 1985 Nov;63(5):789-91. doi: 10.3171/jns.1985.63.5.0789.

Abstract

An unusual case of spasmodic torticollis caused by posteroinferior cerebellar artery compression of the spinal accessory nerve is reported. The spasmodic torticollis was cured by abolishing the neurovascular compression.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Accessory Nerve*
  • Aged
  • Cerebellum / blood supply
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Nerve Compression Syndromes / complications*
  • Spasm / etiology*
  • Torticollis / etiology*