Year: 2017 | Month: April | Volume: 7 | Issue: 4 | Pages: 474-476
Klippel-Feil Syndrome: A Case Report
Dr. Abdullah Al Saleh
Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care, National Guard Comprehensive Specialized Clinic, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Klippel-Feil Syndrome (KFS) is defined as a congenital fusion of two or more cervical vertebrae. The most common signs are short neck, low hairline at the back of the head, and restricted mobility of neck. I report on a one year-old Saudi female who presented for a routine one-year vaccination and was later diagnosed with a case of KFS.
Key words: Klippel-Feil syndrome, Posterior hairline, Cervical vertebra, Short neck