What is Klippel-Feil syndrome?

Also known as: KFS, cervical vertebral fusion, Klippel-Feil anomaly

Klippel-Feil syndrome is a genetic disorder of the spine that is present at birth. In this condition, two or more vertebrae in the upper spinal column are fused together. This may or may not be symptomatic.


Reviewed by: Stephen Graham George Jr., MD

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