Goldenhar-Gorlin's syndrome: A case report

Indian J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2006 Jan;58(1):97-101. doi: 10.1007/BF02907757.


Goldenhar syndrome, a term synonymously used with "oculo-auriculo-vertebral" [1] spectrum is a rare disorder that is apparent at birth. Described as early as 1950's it was initially comprised of malformation of ears and ocular abnormalities it was only in 1963 that vertebral abnormalities were included as signs of this syndrome. This work reports a case 12 year old male who presented in department of GMC with dysmorphic ears and on evaluation was found to have the classical signs of this syndrome. This case did not have the classical ocular findings. Also included is the current protocol for treatment of this syndrome.

Keywords: Deformity; OAV; anti convulsants.