- Klippel's deformity
- Klippel's disease
- Klippel-Feil deformity
- Klippel-Feldstein syndrome
- Klippel-Trénaunay-Weber syndrome
- Klippel-Weil sign
Biography of Maurice Klippel
Maurice Klippel studied medicine in Paris. He became Interne in 1884, and obtained his medical doctorate in 1889. He became médecin des hôpitaux, and in 1901 he was appointed to a senior post at the Hospice Debrousse. and the following year he became head of a department of general medicine at the Hôpital Tenon.
Klippel was a prolific writer, best known for his publications on neurology and psychiatry. His topics, however, covered a broad spectre of medical themes, such as histology, pathology and congenital disorders. Klippel retired from Hôpital Tenon in 1924 and died in 1942 at the age of 84 years.