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Goldenhar syndrome treatment?

Goldenhar syndrome treatment?

Birth defect: Congenital birth defect that affects the development of the ear, nose, mandible, and palate. ...Read more

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Goldenhar syndrome info site?

Goldenhar syndrome info site?

Facial anomolies: Incomplete development of the ear, nose, mandible, soft palate and/or lip. Usually these defects are only on one side of the body. http://www.goldenharsyndrome.org/. ...Read more

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Is goldenhar syndrome heritable?

Is goldenhar syndrome heritable?

It is a genetic synd: It is a genetic syndrome. There's a bout a 3% chance the child will pass it on and less than a 1% chance it would occur in a sibling of this child of same parents. ...Read more

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Is it possible to treat goldenhar syndrome before birth?

Is it possible to treat goldenhar syndrome before birth?

No: Goldenhar syndrome is thought to be a genetic condition so there is no treatment while the baby is still inside. I recommend you ask your obgyn for a referral to a genetic counselor who will be able to guide you on treatment options for this rare condition. ...Read more

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Help docs, is goldenhar syndrome alike to down syndrome?

Help docs, is goldenhar syndrome alike to down syndrome?

No: Down's Syndrome is caused by a translocation of the 21st chromosome. The cause of Goldenhar syndrome is not exactly clear. Totally unrelated syndromes. ...Read more

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Could you tell me about goldenhar syndrome?

Could you tell me about goldenhar syndrome?

Yes, but why?: It is a benign epibulbar dermoid of the sclera, cartilaginous ear tags and usually microtia, underdevelopment of the nose, soft palate and lip on the same side as the dermoid, as well as underdeveloped mandible on that side, Belgian ophthalmologist Maurice Goldenhar documented the association in 1952. It is now known to be a partial expression of Oculo-auriculo-vertebral spectrum. ...Read more

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Does anyone here treat goldenhar syndrome?

Does anyone here treat goldenhar syndrome?

Depends: Depends where you live. Treatment would include repair of cleft palate by a pediatric plastic surgeon or a maxillo-facial surgeon who could also take care of the mandible deformity. Pediatric ENT doctor for ear malformations. ...Read more

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Does anyone know anything about goldenhar syndrome?

Does anyone know anything about goldenhar syndrome?

Birth defect: Congenital birth defect affecting the formation and development of the ears, palate, mandible. Can be associated with scoliosis and development of some internal organs. ...Read more

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Can anyone tell me about goldenhar syndrome and effects?

Can anyone tell me about goldenhar syndrome and effects?

Yes: Goldenhar is a congen ital abnormality affecting growth of the ears. Palate and mandible. Children may have small ears, cleft palate and/or deficient mandible.The majority of these deefcts if symptomatic can be addressed by maxillo facial surgery. ...Read more