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Klippel–Feil Syndrome with Benign Hypermobile Joint Disease in a Young Indian Female: A Rare Case Report

Sagnik Mukherjee, Sibasish Sasmal, Pankaj K Mandal

Keywords : Cervical, Congenital, Fusion, Hypermobility, Klippel–Feil

Citation Information : Mukherjee S, Sasmal S, Mandal PK. Klippel–Feil Syndrome with Benign Hypermobile Joint Disease in a Young Indian Female: A Rare Case Report. Indian J Phy Med Rehab 2019; 30 (2):49-53.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10066-0042

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-06-2019

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2019; The Author(s).


Klippel–Feil syndrome (KFS) is a congenital segmentation anomaly of cervical vertebra leading to vertebral fusion, often accompanied by other systemic anatomical and functional anomalies. Benign hypermobile joint syndrome (BHJS) is a frequently overlooked cause of chronic musculoskeletal pain. Early identification and management of both conditions are essential to prevent long-term damage and suffering due to chronic pain and impaired activities of daily living (ADLs). The authors present this rare case report of KFS with BHJS in a young Indian female.

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