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2014 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M43.6
M43.6 is a billable ICD-10-CM code that can be used to specify a diagnosis.
On October 1, 2014 ICD-10-CM will replace ICD-9-CM in the United States, therefore, M43.6 and all other ICD-10-CM codes should only be used for training or planning purposes until then.
A symptom, not a disease, of a twisted neck. In most instances, the head is tipped toward one side and the chin rotated toward the other. The involuntary muscle contractions in the neck region of patients with torticollis can be due to congenital defects, trauma, inflammation, tumors, and neurological or other factors.
Contracted state of the cervical muscles, producing twisting of the neck and an unnatural position of the head.