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Demographics, presentation and symptoms of patients with Klippel-Feil syndrome: analysis of a global patient-reported registry

Published inEuropean Spine Journal, vol. 28, no. 10, p. 2257-2265
Publication date2019
Abstract

Klippel-Feil syndrome (KFS) occurs due to failure of vertebral segmentation during development. Minimal research has been done to understand the prevalence of associated symptoms. Here, we report one of the largest collections of KFS patient data.

Keywords
  • Cervical spine
  • Clinical presentation
  • Congenital
  • Demographics
  • Klippel-Feil syndrome
  • Pain
  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Congenital Abnormalities/epidemiology
  • Dizziness/epidemiology
  • Fatigue/epidemiology
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Klippel-Feil Syndrome/classification/epidemiology
  • Male
  • Multimorbidity
  • Prevalence
  • Range of Motion, Articular
  • Registries
  • Scapula/abnormalities
  • Shoulder Joint/abnormalities
NoteThis article has been commented by Hu B, Zhou H, Zou X. doi: 10.1007/s00586-019-06228-2. PMID: 31773276. The authors have replied to the comments in a new paper: Nouri A. Answer to the Letter to the Editor of B. Hu et al. concerning "Demographics, presentation and symptoms of patients with Klippel-Feil syndrome: analysis of a global patient-reported registry" by Nouri et al. [Eur Spine J; (2019) 28(10): 2257-2265]. Eur Spine J. 2020 Feb;29(2):385. doi: 10.1007/s00586-019-06230-8. Epub 2019 Nov 26. PMID: 31773274. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:158171
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NOURI, Aria et al. Demographics, presentation and symptoms of patients with Klippel-Feil syndrome: analysis of a global patient-reported registry. In: European Spine Journal, 2019, vol. 28, n° 10, p. 2257–2265. doi: 10.1007/s00586-019-06084-0
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