cauliflower ear

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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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CONCLUSION: Incision drainage followed by non-absorbable 3-0 prolene intermittent mattress suturing appears to be simple, well tolerated, safe and cost effective, less time consuming, patient compliant with 100% success rate and excellent method in treatment and preventing reaccumulation of auricular haematoma to avoid ear deformity (Cauliflower ear).
Absorbable mattress sutures in the management of auricular haematoma.
Elichar I, Golz A, Joachims HZ, Goldsher M (1983) Continuous portable vacuum drainage of auricular haematomas.