Document Type: Case Report

Authors

1 Resident, Dept. of Pediatrics, School of Dentistry, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran.

2 Oral and Dental Diseases Research Center AND Kerman Social Determinants on Oral Health Research Center and Dept. of Pediatric Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran.

Abstract

Goldenhar syndrome (GHS) is a complex syndrome characterized by relation of mandibular hypoplasia, abnormality of the ear, ocular dermoid and vertebral disorders and hemi facial macrosomia. Treatment protocol depends on the patient’s age and systemic clinical presentations, with a multidisciplinary method often being required. This case report describes a typical 6-year-old female patient who presented to the Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran with mandibular hypoplasia, facial asymmetry, ear tags and ocular dermoid after plastic surgery. Diagnosis was based on clinical aspects, radiology and laboratory findings. GHS is a developmental complaint that can disturb many aspects of the patient's life, so needs fast treatment from birth.