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Vol. 70, No. 10
ISSN: 1488-2159
November 2004


The Klippel-Feil Syndrome: A Case Report


• Manuel O. Lagravère, DDS, MSc •
• María I. Barriga, DDS •
• Carla Valdizán, DDS •
• Augusto Saldarriaga, DDS •
• Juan F. Pardo, DDS •
• Martha Flores, DDS •

A b s t r a c t

Short neck and fusion of cervical vertebrae are observed in several genetic conditions and well-defined syndromes. An 8-year-old boy with a short neck, low-set posterior hairline, deafness and limited neck motion was suspected of having such a condition. Clinical and radiographic examination led to the diagnosis of Klippel-Feil syndrome.


MeSH Key Words: cervical vertebrae/abnormalities; Klippel-Feil Syndrome; malocclusion
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