Home About us Editorial board Ahead of print Current issue Archives Submit article Instructions Subscribe Search Contacts Login 
  • Users Online: 186
  • Home
  • Print this page
  • Email this page
CASE REPORT
Year : 2005  |  Volume : 17  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 57-60

Oculo-auriculo-vertebral Spectrum (Goldenhar's Syndrome) - A Case Report


Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, VMS Dental College, Salem - 636 308, Tamil Nadu, India

Correspondence Address:
N Mohan
Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, VMS Dental College, Salem - 636 308, Tamil Nadu
India
Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


Rights and PermissionsRights and Permissions

Goldenhar's syndrome also known as Hemifacial microsomia and Oculo auriculo vertebral dysplasia is a type of mandibulofacial dysostosis, with ocular problems, abnormal pinna, a small mandible and epibulbar dermoids. It represents a heterogenous group of disorders characterized by abnormalities of structures derived from the first and second branchial arches. The case presented here had all the typical manifestations of the syndrome but the facial asymmetry was less pronounced. It presents a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge to the maxillofacial, orthodontic and other dental and medical specialists. The management of this condition requires a coordinated team effort from many specialists. A rare syndrome, it presents with varying features and involves many organs and systems making an interesting study. The features of this syndrome are discussed along with a case presentation. This patient had maxillary hypoplasia and also cleft lip and cleft palate.


[PDF]*
Print this article     Email this article
 Next article
 Previous article
 Table of Contents

 Similar in PUBMED
   Search Pubmed for
   Search in Google Scholar for
 Related articles
 Citation Manager
 Access Statistics
 Reader Comments
 Email Alert *
 Add to My List *
 * Requires registration (Free)
 

 Article Access Statistics
    Viewed205    
    Printed6    
    Emailed0    
    PDF Downloaded107    
    Comments [Add]    

Recommend this journal