Klippel-Feil syndrome: Case report

Ma Guadalupe Treviño-Alanís, Sergio Salazar-Marioni, Héctor Martínez-Menchaca, Gerardo Rivera-Silva

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In 1912 Klippel and Feil described this malady. The Klippel-Feil Syndrome is a hereditary autosomal dominant disease with reduced penetrance and variable expression, its incidence is unknown due to rarity and that most patients are asymptomatic. It is characterized by congenital fusion of two or more cervical vertebrae, low hairline, short neck, and limited mobility. This syndrome is associated with systemic and skeletal alterations. This report describes the radiologic images in a patient with Klippel-Feil syndrome. © iMedPub.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-3
Number of pages3
JournalArchivos de Medicina
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Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2011

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Klippel-Feil Syndrome
Cervical Vertebrae
Penetrance
Neck
Incidence

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Treviño-Alanís, Ma Guadalupe ; Salazar-Marioni, Sergio ; Martínez-Menchaca, Héctor ; Rivera-Silva, Gerardo. / Klippel-Feil syndrome: Case report. In: Archivos de Medicina. 2011 ; pp. 1-3.
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