Assessment and neurologic involvement of patients with cervical spine congenital synostosis as in Klippel-Feil syndrome: study of 19 cases.

@article{Rouvreau1998AssessmentAN,
  title={Assessment and neurologic involvement of patients with cervical spine congenital synostosis as in Klippel-Feil syndrome: study of 19 cases.},
  author={P. Rouvreau and Christophe Glorion and Jean Langlais and H Noury and J. C. Pouliquen},
  journal={Journal of pediatric orthopedics. Part B},
  year={1998},
  volume={7 3},
  pages={179-85}
}
We reviewed 19 children and adolescents with cervical spine congenital synostosis as in Klippel-Feil syndrome (KFS), with an average follow-up of 12.5 years. We paid particular attention to neurologic complications associated with cervical spine abnormalities. Five patients were affected by neurologic complications; four underwent a surgical procedure; and 14 had no neurologic finding. Two had hypermobility at one level, and one had hypermobility at two levels. We found that the more numerous… CONTINUE READING

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