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A 43-year-old member asked:

Is kleppial feil syndrome genetic and can i possibly give it to my kids?

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Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Klippel Feil: syndrome, which is a fusion of any 2 of the cervical vertebrae, often associated with other features, has different inheritance depending on which vertebrae are fused. There also are spontaneous mutations of the gene, which would mean that a person may not have a family history. I would recommend discussing this with your doctor or a genetic specialist.
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