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CASE REPORT
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 15  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 38-40

Diagnosis and management of klippel–feil syndrome


1 Post Graduate Student in Orthopedics, St. John's Medical College, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
2 Post Graduate Student in PMR, St. John's Medical College, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
3 Department of PMR, St. John's Medical College, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
4 Department of Radiology, St. John's Medical College, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Correspondence Address:
Reddy Ravikanth
Department of Radiology, St. John's Medical College, Bengaluru - 560 034, Karnataka
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/am.am_15_18

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Klippel–Feil syndrome (KFS) is a congenital malformation of the cervical vertebrae, with limited treatment options. Short neck, limitation of neck motion, and low occipital hairline form the classical triad of KFS. Client/family education is vital to monitor and maintain function and to prevent neurologic deficits resulting from fusions, accidents, or trauma. Here, we present a case of KFS with management options.


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