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Are there other names for Goldenhar syndrome?

Goldenhar syndrome is also known as oculoauriculovertebral spectrum (OAV). Goldenhar syndrome is a type of craniofacial disorder. Other names include brachial arch syndrome, facioauriculovertebral syndrome (FAV), and lateral facial dysplasia.

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What are my chances of having more than one child with Goldenhar syndrome?
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Your chance of having more than one child with Goldenhar syndrome is low, less than 1 percent. There...
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What causes Goldenhar Syndrome?
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Goldenhar Syndrome may have multifactorial causes. Although unknown, there is most likely a genetic ...
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How does Goldenhar syndrome affect the body?
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Goldenhar syndrome affects the tissues and bones in the face and skull. Facial features, including t...
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Can symptoms of Goldenhar syndrome be treated before birth?
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Your doctor may be able to detect irregular physical symptoms using an ultrasound. However, they can...
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