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Klippel-Feil syndrome

Case contributed by Dr Ammar Haouimi


Neck pain with restricted motion.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Female

Fusion of the vertebral bodies and posterior elements of C2 with C3, C3 with C4, and C5 with C6 with rudimentary intervertebral discs at the same levels. Preserved anteroposterior diameter of the cervical canal. No other associated anomalies.

Case Discussion

Fusion of two or more cervical vertebrae is sufficient to make the diagnosis of the Klippel-Feil syndrome.

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Case information

rID: 79511
Published: 29th Jun 2020
Last edited: 30th Jun 2020
System: Spine
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Aurès Medical Imaging Center - Batna Algeria

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