Syndrome, Klippel-Feil syndrome (short neck). The characteristic features of the syndrome are: lack of or a significant shortening of the neck, limited mobility of the head, low hairline at the back, scoliosis or kyphoscoliosis. In the neurological status often marked cervical radicular syndrome, and pyramidal signs.
Syndrome is often combined with the splitting of the arcs of the lumbar vertebrae and the presence of cervical ribs, sometimes only increased the transverse process or the image of the true ribs.
This is a relatively rare syndrome, the main manifestation of it is a kind of malformation of the cervical spine, in which the cervical vertebrae on the radiograph are shapeless bone mass. With a significant increase in the trapezius muscle surgery can be performed on both sides for cosmetic effect.