Another useful test to differentiate organic from non-organic weakness is the sternocleidomastoid muscle group test.
What does SCM stand for?
SCM stands for Sternocleidomastoid Muscle
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65) Type 1 anomalies are anterior to the sternocleidomastoid muscle and deep to the platysma (Figure 11), while type 2 lesions, which are the most common type, are found deep to the sternocleidomastoid muscle, superficial to the carotid sheath (Figures 11 and 12).
Limiting the dose injected into the sternocleidomastoid muscle may decrease the occurrence of dysphagia.
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).
Tenderness was localized in the left side of the neck under the mid one-third of the sternocleidomastoid muscle.
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.