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Infectious keratitis in a newborn with goldenhar syndrome.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20128554     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Goldenhar syndrome is a rare, presumably inherited condition that has a multifactorial etiopathology that results in disturbances of blastogenesis. The syndrome is characterized by the presence of dermal epibulbar tumors, periauricular appendices, malformed ears, and vertebral anomalies, with occasional occurrence of cardiac, visceral, or central nervous system anomalies. This report describes a case of Goldenhar syndrome in a newborn who presented with all of the classic signs of Goldenhar syndrome associated with the rare occurrence of infectious keratitis and hydrocephalus.
Saurabh Mittal; Apoorva Mittal; R Meenakshi; Jayahar M Bharathi; Ramakrishnan Rengappa
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2010-01-21
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus     Volume:  47     ISSN:  0191-3913     ISO Abbreviation:  J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus     Publication Date:    2010 Jan-Feb
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-02-04     Completed Date:  2010-03-23     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7901143     Medline TA:  J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  43-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright 2010, SLACK Incorporated.
Departments of Paediatric Ophthalmology and Cornea, Tamil Nadu, India.
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MeSH Terms
Eye Infections, Bacterial / diagnosis,  etiology*
Fatal Outcome
Goldenhar Syndrome / complications*
Infant, Newborn
Keratitis / diagnosis,  microbiology*
Pseudomonas Infections / diagnosis,  etiology*
Pseudomonas aeruginosa / isolation & purification
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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