Benign paroxysmal torticollis of infancy

What is Benign paroxysmal torticollis of infancy?

A rare, transient paroxysmal dystonia characterized by onset of recurrent episodes of torticollic posturing of the head between infancy and early-childhood.

Inheritance type

Autosomal dominant, Not applicable, Unknown


  • Worldwide: <1 in 1,000 000

Age of Onset

  • Childhood
  • Infancy
  • Neonatal
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