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Should I talk to my doctor about my childs Goldenhar symptoms?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

If your child is born with symptoms of Goldenhar syndrome, you should talk to your doctor. Symptoms may include an irregularly-shaped skull, abnormally-shaped or missing outer ear, uneven facial features, cleft lip and/or palate, and growths on one or both eyes. It is common for newborns to have slightly elongated heads. Your doctor will be able to diagnose any symptoms that are not normal and may be symptomatic of Goldenhar syndrome.

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