Microtia: a clinical and genetic study at the National Institute of Pediatrics in Mexico City.

@article{LlanoRivas1999MicrotiaAC,
  title={Microtia: a clinical and genetic study at the National Institute of Pediatrics in Mexico City.},
  author={I Llano-Rivas and Ariadna Gonz{\'a}lez-Del Angel and Victoria del Castillo and Raquel Reyes and Alessandra Carnevale},
  journal={Archives of medical research},
  year={1999},
  volume={30 2},
  pages={120-4}
}
BACKGROUND Microtia is a malformation of the ear with extreme variability of expression. It is generally seen as an isolated malformation. However, some authors consider it to be a minimal manifestation of the oculo-auriculo-vertebral spectrum (OAVS), where, in addition, there are facial, vertebral, and renal abnormalities, among others. METHODS A total of 145 pediatric patients with unilateral or bilateral microtia not considered as part of a syndrome were studied. All patients were… CONTINUE READING