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Goldenhar Syndrome

Goldenhar Syndrome: Introduction

Goldenhar Syndrome: A congenital condition which affects the eyes, ears and vertebrae. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Goldenhar Syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Goldenhar Syndrome

  • Underdeveloped cheeks - often only one side affected
  • Underdeveloped upper jaw - often only one side affected
  • Underdeveloped lower jaw - often only one side affected
  • Lateral cleft-like extension of corner of mouth - often only one side affected
  • Underdeveloped face muscles - often only one side affected
  • more symptoms...»

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Causes of Goldenhar Syndrome

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Definitions of Goldenhar Syndrome:

A complex syndrome characterized mainly by aural, oral, and mandibular developmental anomalies which may vary from mild to severe and frequently involve one side of the body. Vertebral anomalies, epibulbar epidermoids, mental retardation, and numerous other anomalies are frequently associated. Orofacial anomalies differ from those in mandibulofacial dysostosis which are usually symmetrical. The presence of hypertelorism may indicate aneuploidy. - (Source - Diseases Database)

Goldenhar Syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Goldenhar Syndrome, or a subtype of Goldenhar Syndrome, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Goldenhar Syndrome as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet


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