West African Journal of Medicine

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Goldenhar syndrome: A case report and literature review

CO Bekibele, SA Ademola, SD Amanor-Boadu, EE Akang, KO Ojemakinde


The case of a 24-year-old female Nigerian with features of Goldenhar syndrome is presented and the challenges of management especially with reference to reconstructive facial surgery and general anaesthesia are discussed.
Key words: Oculo-auriculo-vertebral dysplesia, Limbal dermoid, First branchial arch, Cleft anomaly, Congenital anomaly.

L'objet de cette étude est le cas d'une femme nigeriane âgée de 24 ans avec des traits du syndrome de Goldenhar et les défis de la prise en charge tout particulièrement en ce qui concerne la chirurgie réparatrice de la face et l'anesthésie générale.
West African Journal of Medicine Vol.24(1) 2005: 77-80
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