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Autosomal recessive Klippel-Feil syndrome
  1. Elias Oliveira Da Silva
  1. Departamento de Biologia Geral, Secção de Genética, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, and Instituto Materno-Infantil de Pernambuco (IMIP), Recife, Brazil

    Abstract

    An inbred kindred with 12 cases of Klippel-Feil syndrome (seven females and five males) is reported. Inheritance is undoubtedly autosomal recessive. The main characteristic of the syndrome is fusion of cervical vertebrae.

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