Klippel-Feil Syndrome

  • Etiology: faulty segmentation of the spine during embryonic development
  • Imaging: fusion of two or more cervical vertebral bodies
  • Clinical: classic triad present in 50% of short neck, low hairline, restricted neck motion

Radiology Cases of Klippel-Feil Syndrome

Radiograph of Klippel-Feil syndrome
AP radiograph of the cervical spine shows multiple segmentation anomalies including vertebral body fusion and hemivertebrae of the cervical spine and upper thoracic spine.