Journal Article

Goldenhar's Syndrome Associated with Multiple Congenital Abnormalities

Suleyman Bayraktar, Seher Tabanli Bayraktar, Emel Ataoglu, Ayse Ayaz and Murat Elevli

in Journal of Tropical Pediatrics

Volume 51, issue 6, pages 377-379
Published in print December 2005 | ISSN: 0142-6338
Published online September 2005 | e-ISSN: 1465-3664 | DOI:
Goldenhar's Syndrome Associated with Multiple Congenital Abnormalities

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Goldenhar's syndrome is characterized by a combination of dermal epibulbar cysts, auricular appendices, malformation of ears, and vertebral anomalies. The average incidence ratio of Goldenhar's syndrome is estimated to be 1/5600, and the frequency of cardiovascular malformations of this syndrome is 5–58 per cent. Although the etiology of this disease is not fully understood, autosomal recessive or dominant inheritance is possible. The disease occurs as sporadic cases. Male:female ratio for the Goldenhar's syndrome is 2:1. A 72-day-old Goldenhar's syndrome case is reported who presented with multiple congenital anomalies.

Journal Article.  1215 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Paediatrics

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