Introduction: Klippel Feil Syndrome


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Klippel Feil Syndrome: Congenital defect of the spinal vertebrae.

Klippel Feil Syndrome: Klippel-Feil syndrome is a rare disorder defined as the congenital fusion of any 2 of the 7 cervical (neck) vertebrae. It is caused by a failure in the normal segmentation or division of the cervical vertebrae during the early weeks of fetal development. 1

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1. excerpt from NINDS Klippel Feil Syndrome Information Page: NINDS

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