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Journal of Korean Neurosurgical Society 2007;42(2): 145-148.
Traumatic Hemiparesis Associated with Type III Klippel-Feil Syndrome.
Jin Kyu Park, Han Yong Huh, Kyeong Sik Ryu, Chun Kun Park
Department of Neurosurgery, Kangnam St. Mary's Hospital, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Korea. nsdoc35@catholic.ac.kr
Klippel-Feil Syndrome (KFS) is a complex congenital syndrome of osseous and visceral anomalies. It is mainly associated with multi-level cervical spine fusion with hypermobile normal segments. Therefore, a patient with KFS can be at risk of severe neurological symptoms even after a minor trauma. We report a patient with type III KFS who developed a hemiparesis after a minor trauma and was successfully managed with operation.
Key Words: Hemiparesis; Klippel-Feil Syndrome; Trauma
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