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Polythelia and supernumerary cervical and thoracic vertebrae

Arjan Bastiaan van As

Abstract


We present a case of an 11-year-old boy with an elongated neck and chest. Both the cervical and thoracic spine carried 1 supernumerary vertebrae. This was accompanied by symmetric polythelia.

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Arjan Bastiaan van As, Prof

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Keywords

cervical, polythelia, supernumerary, thoracic, vertebrae

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South African Journal of Child Health 2008;2(3):130.

Article History

Date submitted: 2008-01-03
Date published: 2008-10-30

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