alexa A Case Report of Ehlers-Danlos and Goldenhar Syndromes
ISSN: 2155-9554

Journal of Clinical & Experimental Dermatology Research
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Case Report

A Case Report of Ehlers-Danlos and Goldenhar Syndromes

Preawphan Punyaratabandhu1, Leena Chularojanamontri1*, Chanin Limwongse2 and Saroj Suvanasuthi1

1Department of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine, Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

2Division of Medical Genetics, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

*Corresponding Author:
Leena Chularojanamontri
Department of Dermtology, Siriraj Hospital
Mahidol University Faculty of Medicine, 2 Wong Lang, Siriraj
Bangkoknoi, Bangkok, Thailand 10400
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Received Date: September 23, 2014; Accepted Date: December 10, 2014; Published Date: December 15, 2014

Citation: Punyaratabandhu P, Chularojanamontri L, Limwongse C and Suvanasuthi S (2015) A Case Report of Ehlers-Danlos and Goldenhar Syndromes. J Clin Exp Dermatol Res 6:254. doi: 10.4172/2155-9554.1000254

Copyright: ©2015 Preawphan Punyaratabandhu et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.



A 23- year-old Thai female presented with skin laxity and delayed wound healing. Physical examination revealed asymmetry of face and hypertelorism of both eyes. Microtia of right ear, right periauricular pit, multiple fish mouth and cigarette paper scars were found. There were hyperextension of elbows and knees, 10 degrees and 15 degrees, respectively, Passive hyperflexion of the 5th finger more than 90 degrees was demonstrated. According to Villefranche’s criteria, she had all major criteria for the diagnosis of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, classic type. She also had hemifacial microsomia and ocular abnormalities that were compatible with Goldenhar syndrome. To our knowledge, a case of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome associated with Goldenhar syndrome has never been reported. This article presents the case of co-incidence of these two rare syndromes.


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