Klippel Feil syndrome
Other Names for this Disease
- Cervical vertebral fusion
- Cervical vertebral fusion autosomal dominant
- Cervical vertebral fusion autosomal recessive
- Congenital cervical vertebral fusion
- Congenital fused cervical segments
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musculoskeletal disorder that is present from birth. It is characterized by the fusion of at least two vertebrae of the neck. Most cases are sporadic but in some cases, it can be inherited in an autosomal dominant or autosomal recessive fashion. Common symptoms of Klippel Feil syndrome include short neck, low hairline at the back of the head, and restricted mobility of the upper spine.Klippel Feil syndrome is a
Last updated: 7/26/2013
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Klippel Feil syndrome, Autosomal dominant
Klippel Feil syndrome, Autosomal recessive
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