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cauliflower ear

permanent swelling and distortion of the external ear as the result of ruptures of the blood vessels: usually caused by blows received in boxing
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Successful management of aural haematoma in buffalo calf is reported.
A Study on Etiology and Occurance of Canine Aural Haematoma. Indian J.
The stapling technique required very less surgical time for obliteration of dead space created by aural haematoma (17.58 [+ or -]0.5 min) as compared to conventional suturing (41.67[+ or -]1.91 min).
Comparative evaluation of different surgical techniques for repair of aural haematoma in Dogs.
Aural haematoma occurs most frequently in dogs having pendulous ears.
The present study was undertaken on 12 dogs brought for treatment of aural haematoma. The dogs were randomly divided into three groups, each group consisting of four dogs each.
Regaining normal shape of skin of ear is cosmetically important so that among various affections of ears, aural haematoma is important clinical condition in dogs.
Aural haematomas are the most common physical injury of ear pinna and most apparently on concave surface (Slatter, 2003).
An aural haematoma was diagnosed and surgical drainage was considered.
Several methods have been designed for aural haematoma management with therapeutic objectives focused at identifying and treating the source of irritation, incision and establishment of drainage, maintenance of tissue apposition and prevention of reoccurrence (Cechner,1990).
Aural haematoma is collection of blood within the cartilage plate of ear characterised as fluctuant, fluid-filled swelling on concave surface of one or both pinna (Fossum et al., 2007).