Goldenhar's syndrome


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Goldenhar's syndrome

(ˈɡəʊldənˌhɑːz)
n
1. (Pathology) a congenital disorder in which one side of the face is malformed, often with an enlargement of one side of the mouth. There may also be hearing loss, curvature of the spine, and mild retardation. Technical name: oculoauriculovertebral dysplasia
2. (Medicine) a congenital disorder in which one side of the face is malformed, often with an enlargement of one side of the mouth. There may also be hearing loss, curvature of the spine, and mild retardation. Technical name: oculoauriculovertebral dysplasia
[C20: named after Maurice Goldenhar, Swiss physician]
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Goldenhar's Syndrome (oculo-auriculo-vertebral dysplasia) with congenital facial nerve palsy.
Feingold, "Ocular aspects of Goldenhar's syndrome," American Journal of Ophthalmology, vol.
Akiko, "Goldenhar's syndrome associated with occipital meningoencephalocele: Case report," Neurologia Medico-Chirurgica, vol.
Maria Rafi's condition, known as Goldenhar's Syndrome, was so rare that her mum believed the hospital wanted to use her to educate medical students.
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Such deformities include Treacher Collins syndrome, Goldenhar's syndrome, Nager's syndrome, temporomandibular joint ankylosis, and Pierre Robin sequence.
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