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The official parent"s sourcebook on Klippel-Feil syndrome

by James N. Parker

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Published by Icon Health Publications in San Diego, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bibliography,
  • Diseases,
  • Popular works,
  • MEDICAL,
  • Cervical vertebrae,
  • Surgery,
  • General

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJames N. Parker and Philip M. Parker, editors
    ContributionsIcon Group International, Inc
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC936 .O34 2002eb
    The Physical Object
    Format[electronic resource] /
    Pagination1 online resource (viii, 76 p.)
    Number of Pages76
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27078408M
    ISBN 100585446091
    ISBN 109780585446097
    OCLC/WorldCa52219104

      Klippel-Feil syndrome is a bone disorder characterized by the abnormal joining (fusion) of two or more spinal bones in the neck (cervical vertebrae).The vertebral fusion is present from birth. Three major features result from this vertebral fusion: a short neck, the resulting appearance of a low hairline at the back of the head, and a limited range of motion in . Klippel-Feil Syndrome Freedom is providing this list based on patient and family feedback. Decisions on who to see and what course of treatment to take are up to individual patients and families. To submit the name and information of a clinician you have seen, email [email protected] Please include their full name, specialty, hospital and location..

    Deafness and the Klippel-Feil Syndrome The tympanic membranes were indrawn and dull and both meati were narrow. Tonsils and adenoids were removed in May and after operation it was noticed that the Rinne was positive on the left side but still negative on the right. Testing with a noise box revealed this to be a false by: If you have problems viewing PDF files, download the latest version of Adobe Reader. For language access assistance, contact the NCATS Public Information Officer. Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD) - PO Box , Gaithersburg, MD - .

    Fusion of C2, C3 and C4 vertebral bodies, suggestive of type II Klippel-Feil syndrome (full spinal imaging is required to confirm the type).. In addition to AP diameter at the level of the affected discovertebral joint is smaller than the diameter at the superior and inferior limits of the vertebrae adjacent to the uninvolved discs, which is called the wasp-waist sign. Klippel-feil syndrome definition at , a free online dictionary with pronunciation, synonyms and translation. Look it up now!


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The official parent"s sourcebook on Klippel-Feil syndrome by James N. Parker Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Official Parent's Sourcebook on Klippel-Feil Syndrome: A Revised and Updated Directory for the Internet Age: This sourcebook has been created for parents who have decided to make education and Internet-based research an integral part of the treatment process.

Although it gives information useful to doctors, caregivers and other health 1/5(2). Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The Official Parent's Sourcebook on Klippel-Feil Syndrome: A Revised and Updated Directory for the Internet Age at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.1/5.

Get this from a library. The official parent's sourcebook on Klippel-Feil syndrome. [James N Parker; Philip M Parker; Icon Group International, Inc.;] -- This book has been created for parents who have decided to make education and research an integral part of the treatment process.

Although it also gives information useful to doctors, caregivers and. Klippel–Feil syndrome (KFS), also known as cervical vertebral fusion syndrome, is a rare congenital condition characterized by the abnormal fusion of any two of the seven bones in the neck (cervical vertebrae).: It results in a limited ability to move the neck and shortness of the neck, resulting in the appearance of a low hairline.

The syndrome is difficult to diagnose, as it Causes: Genetic mutations. Klippel-Feil syndrome is a rare bone disorder distinguished by the abnormal fusion of two or more bones in the neck. Children with the disorder may have a short, webbed neck, decreased range of motion in the head and neck area, and fusions in the thoracic spine causing scoliosis and/or kyphosis.

Klippel-Feil syndrome forms in utero when genes GDF6 or GDF3 mutate. Klippel-Feil Syndrome is a disorder of the bone that has a characteristic of abnormal fusion of the cervical vertebrae or the spinal bones that is located in the neck region.

It is present upon the person’s birth. The fusion happens in the C2 or cervical vertebrae bone number 2 and C7 or cervical vertebrae bone number 7. The Official Parent's Sourcebook on Melkersson-Rosenthal Syndrome: A Revised and Updated Directory for the Internet Age | Icon Health Publications | download | B–OK.

Download books for free. Find books. Klippel Feil syndrome (KFS) is a condition affecting the development of the bones in the spine. People with KFS are born with abnormal fusion of at least two spinal bones (vertebrae) in the neck. Common features may include a short neck, low hairline at the back of the head, and restricted movement of the upper spine.

Klippel-Feil Syndrome Freedom. 4, likes talking about this. KFS Freedom empowers & unites patients & their families through peer support, Followers: K. 3 Reasons Why I Advocate for Klippel-Feil Syndrome Klippel-Feil syndrome (KFS) is a rare skeletal condition.

It is diagnosed when two or more of the seven vertebrae in the neck are fused together congenitally, or from birth. Abnormal Bone Fusion-Klippel-Feil Syndrome is a form of a disorder of the bones in which there is abnormal fusion of two or vertebrae of the cervical spine, which is present since teristic Features-There are three characteristic features of Klippel-Feil ty of the affected individuals have at least two of the three features mentioned.

Facts About Klippel-Feil Syndrome. Februcherran, Leave a comment. Klippel-Feil syndrome is a rare skeletal disease caused primarily due to the abnormal connection of two or more bones of the spinal column within the neck (cervical vertebrae).

Klippel-Feil syndrome (KFS) is a complex syndrome of osseous and visceral anomalies that include the classical clinical triad of short neck, limitation of. What is Klippel-Feil Syndrome. Back inKlippel as well as Feil individually made the first portrayals of Klippel-Feil syndrome.

They both described a patient with a webbed, short neck; diminished “range of motion” or ROM in cervical spine; and a hairline that is low. United States Klippel-Feil Syndrome Freedom City: Your area & on social media Phone: Klippel-Feil Syndrome Freedom empowers and unites patients and their families through peer support, education, research, and advocacy, for a lifetime of improved health care.

We have activities and ways to get involved for Rare Disease Dayclick here!. The phenotypic expression of Klippel-Feil syndrome is variable, occurring with or without extraskeletal manifestations or any additional spinal abnormalities. Etiology The syndrome is caused by failure of cervical segmentation in the early stages of pregnancy but the exact aetiology and mode of inheritance remain unknown.

Menger RP, Notarianni C. Klippel Feil Syndrome. Treasure Island, FL: StatPearls; Auerbach JD, Hosalkar HS, Kusuma SK, Wills BP, Dormans JP, Drummond DS. Spinal cord dimensions in children with Klippel-Feil syndrome: a controlled, blinded radiographic analysis with implications for neurologic outcomes.

The term 'incidence' of Klippel Feil Syndrome refers to the annual diagnosis rate, or the number of new cases of Klippel Feil Syndrome diagnosed each year.

Hence, these two statistics types can differ: a short-lived disease like flu can have high annual incidence but low prevalence, but a life-long disease like diabetes has a low annual. Klippel-Feil Syndrome is a rare disorder characterized by the congenital fusion of two or more cervical (neck) vertebrae.

It is caused by a failure in the normal segmentation or division of the cervical vertebrae during the early weeks of fetal development. The most common signs of the disorder are short neck, low hairline at the back of the.

Klippel-Feil syndrome (KFS) is a clinical and radiologic entity with congenital fusion of two or more of the cervical vertebrae or brevicollis anomaly. 1,2 It is the most common congenital malformation of the cervical spine.

Background. Klippel-Feil syndrome (KFS) is a complex condition, noted as improper segmentation or congenital fusion of at least one vertebral motion segment of the cervical spine with or without additional spinal or extraspinal manifestations [1–4].Studies have shown that extensive congenital fusion of the cervical spine is associated with improper formation of the vertebral segments Cited by: - Explore LishBurton's board "Klippel-Feil Syndrome", followed by people on Pinterest.

See more ideas about Vanishing twin syndrome, Rare disease and Placenta accreta pins. Klippel–Feil syndrome (KFS) is a rare mixed osseous and visceral development anomaly with an estimated incidence of 1/42, births. Although the aetiology still remains unclear, defects of the notochord and its signalling with insufficient separation of the cervical vertebrae are considered the main underlying cause [ 1 ].Cited by: 6.