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Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension with Atrial Septal Defect in a Newborn Baby with Goldenhar Syndrome

By Preeti Srivastava, DNB; Asit Kumar Mishra, MD; Md Waseem Uddin, MD; Mrigendra Nath Tudu, MD

Introduction

Goldenhar Syndrome (Oculo-Auriculo-Vertebral Syndrome – OAVS) with hemifacial microsomia is a rare congenital anomaly involving the first and second branchial arches.

It is a disorder where the patient’s facial features are incompletely developed on one side, resulting in eye, ear, and jaw abnormalities. In 85% of patients with Goldenhar Syndrome, only one side of the face is affected. Cervical spine vertebral deformities are part of the collection of symptoms.1

To read the full article, please go to the March 2017 Issue of CCT, where it was originally published.

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