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P-ISSN: 2394-7489, E-ISSN: 2394-7497
ICV 2019: 92.11

2023, Vol. 9 Issue 2, Part A

Klippel-Feil Syndrome: Oral and maxillofacial rehabilitation: Rare case report

AUTHOR(S): Dr. Arya S Kumar, Dr. Kannan Vadakkepurayil, Dr. Harinee A, Dr. Umm Kulthum T and Dr. Shruti Sudarsanan
ABSTRACT:Klippel-Feil Syndrome is a complex condition due to aberrant fusion of two or more cervical vertebrae characterised by short neck, low hairline, facial asymmetry and limited neck movement. Mandibular hypoplasia, submucous cleft, congenitally missing teeth, facial asymmetries and mouth breathing are frequently observed in patients with Klippel-Feil Syndrome. Management is symptomatic and supportive which necessitates a multidisciplinary expertise. This case report describes the dental management and prosthetic ear rehabilitation executed on a 12-year-old female patient with Klippel-Feil Syndrome.
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Dr. Arya S Kumar, Dr. Kannan Vadakkepurayil, Dr. Harinee A, Dr. Umm Kulthum T, Dr. Shruti Sudarsanan. Klippel-Feil Syndrome: Oral and maxillofacial rehabilitation: Rare case report. Int J Appl Dent Sci 2023;9(2):17-20. DOI: https://doi.org/10.22271/oral.2023.v9.i2a.1706
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