Surgical correction of pterygium colli.

  title={Surgical correction of pterygium colli.},
  author={Matthias Artur Reichenberger and Ole Goertz and Markus Lehnhardt and Guenter K Germann and Henning Ryssel and Christoph Czermak and Jonas Kolbenschlag},
  journal={Journal of pediatric surgery},
  volume={48 2},
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE Webbing of the neck is a deformity seen in various syndromes, including Turner's, Klippel-Feil, or Escobar-Syndrome. There is little information in literature to provide the surgeon with treatment options for these children. We reviewed our experience with the surgical correction of pterygium colli deformity in eleven patients. METHODS A retrospective review was conducted on all patients that underwent surgical correction of pterygium colli deformity within the last 8 years… CONTINUE READING