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, vol.15, no.4, pp.469-472, 2004 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 15 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Title of Journal : GENETIC COUNSELING
  • Page Numbers: pp.469-472

Abstract

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.