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Klippel-Feil Syndrome MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Klippel-Feil Syndrome
Tree Number(s)
C05.116.099.370.535
C05.660.551
C16.131.621.551
Unique ID
D007714
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007714
Annotation
short neck as result of vertebral abnorm; do not use /‌congen & do not coord with INFANT, NEWBORN, DISEASES
Scope Note
A syndrome characterised by a low hairline and a shortened neck resulting from a reduced number of vertebrae or the fusion of multiple hemivertebrae into one osseous mass.
Entry Term(s)
Cervical Fusion Syndrome
Dystrophia Brevicollis Congenita
Klippel-Feil Sequence
Vertebral Cervical Fusion Syndrome
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Klippel-Feil Syndrome Preferred
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