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2) Complaints of intermittent mucoid drainage, recurrent inflammatory cellulitis, and/or abscess formation along the anterior border of the sternocleidomastoid muscle are common in patients with second branchial cleft anomalies.
Another useful test to differentiate organic from non-organic weakness is the sternocleidomastoid muscle group test.
5 cm above the clavicle at the level of the 6th cervical vertebra at the triangular localization between the clavicle and posterolateral line of the sternocleidomastoid muscle.
Cervical magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) showed a heterogenous solid mass between the submandibular gland and sternocleidomastoid muscle.
The finder needle is inserted at or above the apex of the two heads of the sternocleidomastoid muscle and directed to the ipsilateral nipple.
CMT is caused by idiopathic, unilateral shortening of the sternocleidomastoid muscle and a sternocleidomastoid pseudotumour may be clinically apparent (Cheng et al, 2000).
The muscle with the longest name is the sternocleidomastoid muscle.
3) Torticollis--or 'wry neck' as it is sometimes called--is a shortening of the sternocleidomastoid muscle on one side.