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What is the prognosis for children with Goldenhar syndrome?

The majority of children born with Goldenhar syndrome have a normal life expectancy. With surgery and counseling, symptoms of Goldenhar symptoms can be managed. In less severe cases, this birth defect does not affect a child's intellectual development.

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What causes Goldenhar Syndrome?
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Should I talk to my doctor about my childs Goldenhar symptoms?
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Are symptoms of Goldenhar syndrome always obvious?
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What are the treatment options for Goldenhar syndrome?
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