How do medications treat Goldenhar syndrome?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

Medications are not used to treat Goldenhar syndrome. Surgery is often required to treat abnormal tissue and bone disorders caused by this birth defect. Talk to your doctor about medications for pain management and or pre- or post-operative care.

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