Klippel, Maurice

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Maurice, French neurologist, 1858-1942.
Feil-Klippel syndrome - Synonym(s): Klippel-Feil syndrome
Klippel-Feil syndrome - a congenital defect manifested as a short neck, extensive fusion of the cervical vertebrae, and abnormalities of the brainstem and cerebellum. Synonym(s): cervical fusion syndrome; Feil-Klippel syndrome
Klippel-Trenaunay-Weber syndrome - an anomaly of the extremity in which there is a combination of angiomatosis and anomalous development of the underlying bone and muscle, sometimes associated with localized gigantism. Synonym(s): angioosteohypertrophy syndrome; congenital dysplastic angiectasia; hemangiectatic hypertrophy
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It was described by the French doctors, Maurice Klippel and Paul Trenaunay, for the first time in 1900s.
The French physicians Maurice Klippel and Paul Trenaunay first described this syndrome in 1900 when they associated vascular malformations with hypertrophy in the affected limb.
Klippel-Feil syndrome was first described independently in 1912 by Maurice Klippel and Andre Feil (1).