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Case Report

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

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