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What does OAVS stand for?

OAVS stands for Oculo Auriculo Vertebral Spectrum


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Oculo-auriculo-vertebral spectrum Oculo auriculo vertebral spectrum, or OAVS (Oculo refers to the eye, auriculo to the ear, and vertebral to the spine. ) As the name suggests, this spectrum involves the eye, ear, and spine. The problems with the eye, ear and spine are the same as those described for hemifacial micosomia and Goldenhar Syndrome. Like Goldenhar Syndrome, one side of the face is usually affected, but 10-33% have both sides affected.
Children with Goldenhar syndrome are born with partially formed or totally absent ears, benign growths of the eye, and spinal deformities such as scoliosis. Goldenhar is also known as oculo-auriculo-vertebral spectrum.
Oculo-auriculo-vertebral spectrum (OAVS): clinical evaluation and severity scoring of 53 patients and proposal for a new classification. Eur J Med Genet. 2005;48:397–411. doi: 10. 1016/j. ejmg.
brachial arch syndrome, chromosome abnormalities, craniofacial anomalies, crooked smile, Dominant Autosomal, facio-auriculo-vertebral syndrome FAV, goldenhar syndrome, lateral facial dysplasia, Multifactorial inheritance, oculo-auriculo-vertebral spectrum.