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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...

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...
Yes. Yes, our team treats currently more than 100 children with this condition. Treatments include dental work, jaw surgery, eye surgery, facial nerve surgery, etc. Read more...

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...

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...

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...

Can anyone tell me about goldenhar syndrome characteristics?

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. Read more...
Multiple congenital. Anomalies occur in oculoauriculovertebral spectrum. Unilateral external ear deformity ranges from absence to microtia ( small ear), middle ear abnormality with some degree of hearing loss, hemifacial microsomia ( small size of one side), macrostomia ( large mouth), microphthalmia (small eye), vertebral abnormalities. Some have heart & kidney defects. 10% have intellectual disability. Read more...

I was wondering if anyone knows anything about goldenhar syndrome survival?

Depends on. The presence of serious congenital heart or kidney defects, narrowing of the ateries to the kidneys causing high blood pressure, vertebral abnormalities causing severe scoliosis that can compromise lung function. These are seen in the most severe cases. Early detection & medical or surgical treatment of these associated problems greatly reduce morbidity ( illness) & mortality. Read more...

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...

Goldenhar syndrome treatment?

Birth defect. Congenital birth defect that affects the development of the ear, nose, mandible, and palate. Read more...
Requires a team. Craniofacial teams associated with medical schools include many of the specialist needed: ent, plastic surgery, audiology, speech/language therapy, genetics, developmental/behavioral pediatrics, & medical social work. Pediatric ophthalmologists, nephrologists, cardiologists, orthopedists, psychologists, school advocates & family support service organizations often participate in care. Read more...