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Vol. 18 - Num. 69

Clinical Reviews

Goldenhar syndrome. A report of a new case

Laura González Calvetea, Alfonso Ramos Pérezb, Sara Lozano Losadab, Calixto López Quintanac

aPediatra. CS El Parque-Somió. Gijón. Asturias. España.
bServicio de Pediatría. Hospital de Jarrio. Asturias. España.
cServicio de Radiología. Hospital de Jarrio. Asturias. España.

Correspondence: L González. E-mail:

Reference of this article: González Calvete L, Ramos Pérez A, Lozano Losada S, López Quintana C. Goldenhar syndrome. A report of a new case. Rev Pediatr Aten Primaria. 2016;69:49-53.

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Goldenharsyndrome is part of the spectrumof anomalies of thefirst and secondbranchial arch. It is ararecongenitalentity characterizedby the association ofeye, headphones, mandibularandvertebral abnormalities, and whoseetiology remainsunknown.

Here we describe the case of a newborn who has compatible clinical findings, including the association of unilateral conjunctival lipodermoid, preauricular tags, hemifacial hypoplasia and hypoplastic ears. Likewise, a brief review based on all the cases that have so far appeared in the literature is made.


Facioauriculovertebral dysplasia First and second branchial arch syndrome Oculoauriculovertebral dysplasia Oculoauriculovertebral syndrome Otomandibular dysostosis Preauricular tags



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