Acta Scientific Dental Sciences (ISSN: 2581-4893)

Case Report Volume 4 Issue 11

A Rare Genetic Disorder in Modern Ages - Goldenhar Syndrome

Shalini SubramanyamShalini Subramanyam1* and Peeyush Shivhare2* and Peeyush Shivhare2

1Private Practitioner, Oral and Maxillofacial Pathologist, Bangalore, India
2Oral Medicine Consultant and Oral Radiology Specialist, Nobel Medical College and Teaching Hospital, Nepal

*Corresponding Author: Shalini Subramanyam, Oral and Maxillofacial Pathologist, Bangalore, India.

Received: September 10, 2020; Published: October 22, 2020



  Goldenhar syndrome (GS) also known as oculoauriculovertebral dysplasia is a relatively common developmental disorder characterized by craniofacial anomalies in association with ocular, auricular, vertebral, cardiac, renal, central nervous system and maxillofacial defects. This condition was first described in 1952 by the Swiss ophthalmologist, Maurice Goldenhar. The incidence of this condition varies from 1 in 3,500 to 1 in 5,600 live births. Goldenhar syndrome needs to a multidisciplinary approach regarding craniofacial and cardiologic associations. We are presenting a case of 19 yr old male who was diagnosed with Goldenhar syndrome.

Keywords: Goldenhar Syndrome; Facial Asymmetry; Malformation



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Citation: Shalini Subramanyam and Peeyush Shivhare. “A Rare Genetic Disorder in Modern Ages - Goldenhar Syndrome". Acta Scientific Dental Sciences 4.11 (2020): 43-47.


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