Multidisciplinary management of oculo-auriculo-vertebral spectrum

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Purpose of review: Oculo-auriculo-vertebral spectrum (OAVS) is a complex disorder that is represented by wide variations in phenotypic presentation. Recent publications and systematic reviews of the available literature are presented here. Recent findings: Treatment strategies vary among craniofacial centers across the country. Advances in presurgical planning, virtual surgical planning, and computer-aided manufacturing have been incorporated in the treatment of patients. The psychosocial effect of OAVS with longitudinal follow-up is now being studied. Summary: Optimal evaluation and management of the OAVS patient requires an awareness of the phenotypic and genetic differences and involves a multidisciplinary team in order to effectively and appropriately diagnose and treat such patients.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)234-241
Number of pages8
JournalCurrent Opinion in Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery
Issue number4
StatePublished - Aug 1 2018


  • craniofacial panel
  • Goldenhar's syndrome
  • hearing loss
  • hemifacial microsomia
  • microtia
  • oculoauriculovertebral spectrum

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Otorhinolaryngology


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