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What is the definition of Goldenhar Disease?
Goldenhar disease is a condition that is present at birth and mainly affects the development of the eye, ear, and spine. The main sign and symptoms are facial asymmetry (one side of the face is different from the other), a partially formed ear (microtia) or totally absent ear (anotia), noncancerous (benign) growths of the eye (ocular dermoid cysts), and spinal abnormalities. Goldenhar disease may also affect the heart, lungs, kidneys, and central nervous system. It is due to problems that occur when the fetus is forming within the womb of the mother, in structures known as the first and second brachial arch. These structures will develop to form the neck and the head. The cause is still unknown. Goldenhar syndrome is part of a group of conditions known as craniofacial microsomia. It is not known whether the conditions included in the group really are different conditions or part of the same problem with different degrees of severity.
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What are the alternative names for Goldenhar Disease?
  • Goldenhar disease
  • Expanded spectrum hemifacial microsomia
  • Expanded spectrum of hemifacial microsomia
  • FAv sequence
  • Facioauriculovertebral dysplasia
  • Facioauriculovertebral sequence
  • Goldenhar syndrome
  • OAV dysplasia
  • OAVS
  • Oculoauriculovertebral dysplasia
  • Oculoauriculovertebral syndrome
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What are the latest Goldenhar Disease Clinical Trials?
Supplementation of Autologous Fat Grafts With Curcumin Preconditioned Adipose-Derived Stem Cells in the Treatment of Facial Contour Deformities

Summary: The aim of this study is to evaluate the comparison of therapeutic potential of curcumin preconditioned adipose derived stem cells (ASCs) enrichment fat grafting, naïve ASCs enrichment fat grafting and conventional fat grafting to correct facial contour deformities that cause aesthetic complications in patients.

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Clinical Evaluation of Biomet Microfixation Devices Used in Facial & Mandibular Surgical Procedures. Facial Plating System, HTR PEKK (Midface) and Mandibular Plates: A Post Market Clinical Follow-up Study

Summary: This study will address medical devices manufactured by Biomet Microfixation (d.b.a. Zimmer Biomet) designed for fixation and stabilization of the facial and mandibular skeleton.

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Published Date: May 10, 2022
Published By: Genetic and Rare Diseases Informnation Center

What are the Latest Advances for Goldenhar Disease?
Long-term efficacy of glycopyrrolate on sialorrhea in Goldenhar syndrome: a case report.
Mandibular Distraction Osteogenesis First for Children With Severe Unilateral Hemifacial Microsomia: Treatment Strategy and Outcomes.
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A new treatment strategy for hemifacial microsomia: Auricular reconstruction with an expanded two-flap method and simultaneous mandibular distraction osteogenesis.