A. Antlantoaxial subluxation is the cause for his torticollis.
B. The condition is M/C in children with Down’s syndrome.
C. Torticollis is not a complication after adenoid surgery and it is a sheer coincidence.
D. a and b.
Torticollis can occur as a complication of adenoidectomy due to ligamentous laxity secondary to inflammatory process following adenoidectomy. It is called as Grisel syndrome.
This is M/C in patients of Down syndrome as children with Down’s already have asymptomatic atlantoaxial instability which manifests after surgery.