Goldenhar's syndrome

Am J Dis Child. 1978 Feb;132(2):136-8. doi: 10.1001/archpedi.1978.02120270034006.


We present a report on 16 patients with Goldenhar's syndrome. The criteria we required for the diagnosis of Goldenhar's syndrome consisted of an eye abnormality (lipoma, lipodermoid, epibulbar dermoid, or upper eyelid coloboma) associated with ear, mandibular, or vertebral anomalies (two of the three). Although Treacher Collins' syndrome can be easily differentiated from Goldenhar's syndrome, the differences between Goldenhar's syndrome and hemifacial microsomia are more difficult to delineate.

MeSH terms

  • Abnormalities, Multiple / diagnosis
  • Child
  • Dermoid Cyst / diagnosis*
  • Diagnosis, Differential
  • Eye Neoplasms / diagnosis*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Mandibulofacial Dysostosis / diagnosis*
  • Syndrome