+ Site Statistics
+ Search Articles
+ PDF Full Text Service
How our service works
Request PDF Full Text
+ Follow Us
Follow on Facebook
Follow on Twitter
Follow on LinkedIn
+ Subscribe to Site Feeds
Most Shared
PDF Full Text
+ Translate
+ Recently Requested

A case of Klippel-Feil syndrome with crossed renal ectopia with fusion and unilateral vertebral artery occlusion

A case of Klippel-Feil syndrome with crossed renal ectopia with fusion and unilateral vertebral artery occlusion

No Shinkei Geka. Neurological Surgery 19(2): 191-195

A case of Klippel-Feil syndrome with crossed renal ectopia with fusion and unilateral vertebral artery occlusion is reported. A 61-year-old female was admitted because of having developed myelopathy, gait and sensory disturbance. The physical examination on admission revealed spastic gait and hypesthesia of the lower extremities. A hand size, elastic hard tumor mass was palpable at the right lower abdomen. The cervical radiogram showed fused 5th, 6th and 7th cervical vertebrae and severe spondylotic changes. Laminectomy was performed because of severe compressions of the cervical cord, evaluated by Metrizamide CT scans and MRI. The left subclavian angiogram showed occlusion of the left vertebral artery, and excretory pyelogram and abdominal CT scans showed crossed renal ectopia with fusion. 99mTc-DTPA renoscintigram revealed poor RI uptake and low glomerular filtering rate of ectopic kidney. The patients with Klippel-Feil syndrome are at greater risk of having a renal anomaly and a vascular accident of the vertebral artery. Examinations of urogenitary organs and vertebral arteries are necessary for the treatment of this syndrome.

Please choose payment method:

(PDF emailed within 1 workday: $29.90)

Accession: 039030911

Download citation: RISBibTeXText

PMID: 2023678

Related references

Unilateral renal agenesis and renal ectopia in Klippel-Feil syndrome. Actas Urologicas Espanolas 9(1): 95-98, 1985

Crossed fusion of renal pelves and Klippel-Feil syndrome. Journal of Urology 116(1): 103-104, 1976

A Case of Anomalous Origin and Course of Vertebral Artery in a Patient with Klippel Feil Syndrome. Korean Journal of Radiology 17(4): 554-557, 2017

Extracranial vertebral artery aneurysm complicating Klippel-Feil syndrome: case report. No Shinkei Geka. Neurological Surgery 24(10): 933-937, 1996

The intriguing history of vertebral fusion anomalies: the Klippel-Feil syndrome. Child's Nervous System 32(9): 1599-1602, 2016

Klippel-Feil syndrome with epidural fibroblastoma in the area of vertebral fusion. Archives of Neurology 39(5): 318-319, 1982

Cervical vertebral fusion (Klippel-Feil) syndrome with consanguineous parents. Journal of Medical Genetics 13(3): 246-249, 1976

Patterns of congenital cervical vertebral fusion in Klippel-Feil Syndrome and related disorders. Anat Rec 145(2): 321, 1963

Rubral lateropulsion due to vertebral artery dissection in a patient with Klippel-Feil syndrome. Archives of Neurology 61(4): 583-585, 2004

Klippel-Feil syndrome with unilateral renal agenesis and renal failure. Journal of the Association of Physicians of India 60: 68-69, 2012

Vertebral artery dissection after neck extension in an adult patient with Klippel-Feil syndrome. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience 21(4): 685-688, 2014

The Course of the V2 Segment of the Vertebral Arteries in Klippel-Feil Syndrome: A Case Report. Cureus 10(7): E3038, 2018

Klippel-Feil syndrome with atlanto-axial dislocation, anomalous vertebral artery, dextrocardia and situs inversus. Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery 115(10): 2304-2306, 2013

Ectopia pulmonale with klippel feil syndrome. Journal of the Anatomical Society of India 27(1): 23, 1978

Klippel-Feil anomaly in a boy and Dubowitz syndrome with vertebral fusion in his brother: a new variant of Dubowitz syndrome?. American Journal of Medical Genetics. Part a 138a(3): 297-299, 2005