Goldenhar Disease

Common Name(s)

Goldenhar Disease, Goldenhar Syndrome

Goldenhar disease is a condition that is present at birth and mainly affects the development of the eye, ear and spine. Affected individuals commonly have a partially formed ear (microtia) or totally absent ear (anotia), noncancerous (benign) growths of the eye (ocular dermoid cysts), and spinal abnormalities. Goldenhar disease may also affect the facial structure, heart, lungs, kidneys, and central nervous system. The underlying cause of the condition remains unknown.
 

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World Craniofacial Foundation

The mission of the World Craniofacial Foundation is to provide help, hope, and healing for children with craniofacial abnormalities and their families.

http://www.worldcf.org

Last Updated: 7 Nov 2013

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Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Goldenhar Disease" for support, advocacy or research.

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World Craniofacial Foundation

The mission of the World Craniofacial Foundation is to provide help, hope, and healing for children with craniofacial abnormalities and their families.

http://www.worldcf.org

Last Updated: 7 Nov 2013

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Goldenhar Disease" returned 1 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Ocular motility disturbances (Duane retraction syndrome and double elevator palsy) with congenital heart disease, a rare association with Goldenhar syndrome--a case report.
 

Author(s): M J Verma, M M Faridi

Journal: Indian J Ophthalmol. ;40(2):61-2.

 

This report is a case of a 4 year old male child who was admitted for meningitis. On clinical examination he was diagnosed as a case of oculo-suriculo-vertebral dysplasia with congenital heart disease, i.e., tetralogy of Fallots besides his presenting picture of meningitis. During ...

Last Updated: 7 Jan 1993

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The terms "Goldenhar Disease" returned 0 free, full-text review articles on human participants.

 
 
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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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There are currently no open clinical trials for this condition.