Report of a girl with Klippel-Feil syndrome and Poland anomaly


Erol M., Caksen H., Tan O., Atik B., Unal O. , Odabas D.

GENETIC COUNSELING, cilt.15, ss.469-472, 2004 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 15 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2004
  • Dergi Adı: GENETIC COUNSELING
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.469-472

Özet

Report of a girl with Klippel-feil syndrome and Poland anomaly: Klippel-Feil syndrome. consisting of the triad of a short neck. low posterior hairline. and limitation of neck movement. is a congenital anomaly characterized by the fusion of cervical vertebrae. Poland anomaly consists of unilateral aplasia of the chest wall muscles and ipsilateral anomalies of upper extremity. We report a 7-year-old girl with typical findings of Klippel-Feil syndrome and Poland anomaly To the best of our knowledge a case of Klippel-Feil syndrome and Poland anomaly has not been described before, although a combination of Poland. Klippel-Feil and Moebius anomalies has been reported in the literature.