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What is the prognosis for children with Goldenhar syndrome?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

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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