Unilateral atlanto-occipital assimilation in Klippel-Feil syndrome

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert

Presentation

Short neck, restricted mobility of the cervical spine and the head.

Patient Data

Age: 25
Gender: Male

Unilateral left atlas assimilation and partial block vertebra C5/6.

Case Discussion

The patient also had Sprengel deformity of the left shoulder (see case 16825).

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Case information

rID: 16826
Case created: 23rd Feb 2012
Last edited: 30th Oct 2015
Tag: spine
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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