Syndrome, Klippel-Feil
The combination of short neck, low hairline at the nape of the neck and limited movement of the head. It is due to a defect in the early development of the spinal column in the neck (the cervical vertebrae). The condition is also called the Klippel-Feil sequence (referring to an embryologic or early developmental sequence of events).

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  • Klippel–Feil syndrome — Klippel Feil syndrome Classification and external resources ICD 10 Q76.1 …   Wikipedia

  • Klippel-Feil syndrome — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = DiseasesDB = 7197 ICD10 = ICD10|Q|76|1|q|65 ICD9 = ICD9|756.16 ICDO = OMIM = 118100 OMIM mult = OMIM2|214300 OMIM2|148900 | MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = orthoped eMedicineTopic = 408 MeshID = D007714… …   Wikipedia

  • Syndrome de Klippel-Feil — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Klippel. Syndrome de Klippel Feil Classification et ressources externes …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Klippel-Feil syndrome — Klip·pel Feil syndrome kli pel fīl n congenital fusion of the cervical vertebrae resulting in a short and relatively immobile neck Klippel Maurice (1858 1942), and Feil André (b 1884) French neurologists. Klippel and Feil described the Klippel… …   Medical dictionary

  • Klippel-Feil syndrome — n. cervical fusion syndrome, congenital fusion of the neck vertebrae and abnormalities of the brainstem and cerebellum (named after Andre Feil and Maurice Klippel who independently described the syndrome in 1912) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Klippel-Feil sequence/syndrome — The combination of short neck, low hairline at the nape of the neck and limited movement of the head. It is due to a defect in the early development of the spinal column in the neck (the cervical vertebrae) …   Medical dictionary

  • Síndrome de Klippel-Feil — Clasificación y recursos externos CIE 10 Q76.1 …   Wikipedia Español

  • syndrome — The aggregate of symptoms and signs associated with any morbid process, and constituting together the picture of the disease. SEE ALSO: disease. [G. s., a running together, tumultuous concourse; (in med.) a concurrence of symptoms, fr. syn,… …   Medical dictionary

  • Klippel — n. family name; Maurice Klippel (1858 1942), French neurologist who in 1912 independently of Andre Feil described a syndrome (now called the Klippel Feil syndrome) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Feil — n. family name; Andre Feil (1884 ?), French neurologist who in 1912 independently of Maurice Klippel described a syndrome (now called the Klippel Feil syndrome) …   English contemporary dictionary

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