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What are my chances of having more than one child with Goldenhar syndrome?

Your chance of having more than one child with Goldenhar syndrome is low, less than 1 percent. There are some cases of Goldenhar syndrome appearing repeatedly in families, but this is rare. Most cases of this birth defect occur randomly.

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How is the neck affected by Goldenhar syndrome?
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In some cases, children born with Goldenhar syndrome will have symptoms in their neck. Bones along t...
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Can Goldenhar syndrome be prevented?
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Eating a healthy, balanced diet may help to prevent a birth defect such as Goldenhar syndrome. Avoid...
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How is Goldenhar syndrome diagnosed?
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Prenatal ultrasounds are sometimes used to detect early signs of Goldenhar syndrome. At birth, a phy...
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Is there a vaccine to prevent Goldenhar syndrome?
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Goldenhar syndrome is a type of birth defect. The exact cause of it is unknown. There is currently n...
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