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Klippel-Feil Syndrome

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OPENPediatrics Staff

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An illustration of a female with Klippel-Feil Syndrome, emphasizing some phenotypic characteristics of the disease. A congenital defect in the formation or segmentation of the cervical spine causes shortness of the neck, a very low hairline and limited neck mobility.

Last reviewed: December 12, 2014.

Topics: Genetics