Klippel Feil Syndrome: A Rare Case Report

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What to Learn from this Article?

Presentation and Diagnosis of Kleippel Feil Syndrome.

Case Report |  Volume 4 | Issue 3 | JOCR July-Sep 2014 | Page 53-55 | Agarwal AK, Goel M, Bajpai J, Shukla S, Sachdeva N.  DOI: 10.13107/jocr.2250-0685.197

Authors: Agarwal AK[1], Goel M[1], Bajpai J[1], Shukla S[1], Sachdeva N[1]

[1] Department of Orthopaedics, Vivekanand Polyclinic and Institute Of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, Uttarpradesh. Pin- 226007. India.

Address of Correspondence:

Dr. Jeetendra Bajpai, M.S orthopaedics, Senior Resident Department of Orthopaedics, Vivekanand Polyclinic and Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, Uttarpradesh. Pin-226007. India. Email: dr.jbajpaii@gmail.com


Introduction: In Klippel Feil syndrome, classically there is a triad of short neck, a low posterior hairline and a limited range of neck movements especially of lateral bending. In fewer than 50% of cases have all the three elements.

Case Report: In the present case we have found congenital Scoliosis, Sprengel deformity and there were no evidence of renal disease, congenital heart disease and neurological impairment. The present case has classical triad low posterior hairline, short neck and limited cervical range of motion.

Conclusion: A rare case of Klippel Feil Syndrome is being presented with the aim that such cases should be identified and treated at an early stage to minimize cosmetic & social stigma to her and to her parents.

Keywords: Congenital, fusion, Klippel-Feil syndrome, cervical, vertebrae.

How to Cite This Article: Agarwal AK, Goel M, Bajpai J, Shukla S, Sachdeva N. Klippel Feil Syndrome: A Rare Case Report. Journal of Orthopaedic Case Reports 2014 July-Sep;4(3): 53-55. Available from: http://test.jocr.co.in/2014/07/11/2250-0685-197-abstract/

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