Klippel-feil syndrome

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Klippel-Feil syndrome Klip·pel-Feil syndrome (klĭ-pěl'fīl', -fěl')
n.
A congenital syndrome of anatomical defects characterized by a short neck, extensive fusion of the cervical vertebrae, and abnormalities of the brain stem and the cerebellum.

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