- Webbed neck
Name = PAGENAME
Caption = Girl with Turner syndrome presenting with pterygium colli
ICD10 = ICD10|Q|18|3|q|10
ICD9 = ICD9|744.5
A webbed neck, or pterygium colli deformity, is a
congenital skin foldthat runs along the sides of the neckdown to the shoulders. There are many variants.
It is a feature of
Turner syndromecite journal |author=Miller LB, Kanter M, Wolfort F |title=Treatment of webbed neck in Turner's syndrome with tissue expansion |journal= Ann Plast Surg|volume=24 |issue=5 |pages=447–50 |year=1990 |pmid=2350155 |doi=10.1097/00000637-199005000-00009] and Noonan syndrome,cite journal |author=Qian JG, Wang XJ |title=Noonan syndrome and correction of the webbed neck |journal= J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg|volume=60 |issue=3 |pages=316–9 |year=2007 |pmid=17293292 |doi=10.1016/j.bjps.2006.02.008 |url=http://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S1748-6815(06)00316-0] as well as the rarer Klippel-Feil syndrome.cite journal |author=Hikade KR, Bitar GJ, Edgerton MT, Morgan RF |title=Modified Z-plasty repair of webbed neck deformity seen in Turner and Klippel-Feil syndrome |journal= Cleft Palate Craniofac. J.|volume=39 |issue=3 |pages=261–6 |year=2002 |pmid=12019001 |doi= 10.1597/1545-1569(2002)039<0261:MZPROW>2.0.CO;2|url=http://journals.allenpress.com/jrnlserv/?request=get-abstract&issn=1055-6656&volume=39&page=261]
On babies, webbed neck may look like loose folds of skin on the neck. As the child grows, the skin may stretch out to look like there is little or no neck.
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