Wildervanck syndrome

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Wildervanck syndrome

Wildervanck syndrome is a condition that occurs almost exclusively in females and affects the bones in the neck, the eyes, and the ears.  It is characterized by Klippel-Feil anomaly (in which the bones of the neck fuse together), Duane syndrome (an eye movement disorder that is present from birth), and hearing loss.    The cause of Wildervanck syndrome is unknown.  In most cases, affected individuals have no family history of the condition.
 

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The terms "Wildervanck syndrome" returned 5 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Ultrasound-assisted spinal anaesthesia in a patient with Wildervanck syndrome and congenital abnormalities of the lumbar spine.
 

Author(s): T Schisler, H Huttunen, R Tang, H Vaghadia

Journal: Br J Anaesth. 2012 Aug;109(2):290-1.

 

Last Updated: 11 Jul 2012

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Wildervanck syndrome associated with cleft palate and short stature.
 

Author(s): Anand Kumar, Anupam Sahu, Shashikant Shetty, P Vijayalakshmi

Journal: Indian J Ophthalmol. ;58(4):323-5.

 

We report a case of Wildervanck syndrome exhibiting Klippel-Feil anomaly, Duane retraction syndrome and deafness. Since the first case was reported in 1952, there have been more reports describing this triad, either complete or incomplete. Our patient had the complete triad of the ...

Last Updated: 10 Jun 2010

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Ruptured aneurysm of the sinus of Valsalva with Wildervanck syndrome (cervico-oculo-acoustic syndrome), blepharoptosis and short stature: case report.
 

Author(s): Kotaro Oe, Kiyoo Mori, Tetsuo Konno, Takashi Yoneda, Katsushi Ueyama, Masakazu Yamagishi

Journal: Circ. J.. 2007 Sep;71(9):1485-7.

 

A 62-year-old woman was admitted to hospital because of nausea. A grade 5/6 continuous murmur was audible near the left sternal border at the second intercostal space. Chest X-ray showed cardiomegaly and bilateral pleural effusion. She was diagnosed as heart failure and a diuretic ...

Last Updated: 27 Aug 2007

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