Radiological Clinical Case of Klippel-Feil Syndrome

V. A. Sorokovikov, P. V. Seliverstov, N. A. Pozdeeva, U. V. Pichugina, V. A. Safonov

International Journal of Biomedicine. 2021;11(2):181-183.
DOI: 10.21103/Article11(2)_CR2
Originally published June 5, 2021


Klippel-Feil syndrome (KFS) is a genetically determined anomaly of the cervical spine characterized by the abnormal fusion of vertebrae. The clinical signs are a shortness and a restricted mobility of the neck and a low hairline at the back of the head. KFS is typically associated with many other abnormalities of the skeleton and other systems. The clinical case of KFS first diagnosed in an adult is demonstrated in this review.

Klippel-Feil syndrome • vertebrae • cervical spine • spina bifida
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