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Figure 108.1
Anatomical landmarks of the auricle.
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Figure 108.5
Microtia – absent ear canal, partly formed pinna and additional cartilage remnant and skin tag. (Source: Dr Michael Saunders, Consultant Paediatric Ot...
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Figure 108.9
Keloids following ear piercing.
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Figure 108.13
Angiolymphoid hyperplasia with eosinophilia. Firm red‐brown nodules at the entrance to the external auditory canal.
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Figure 108.17
Juvenile spring eruption. Subtle oedematous plaques on helix of ear.
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Figure 108.21
Otitis externa. (a) The pinna and skin nearby is erythematous with crusting and scaling. The entrance to the canal is narrowed. (b) The pinna is eryth...
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Figure 108.25
Atypical fibroxanthoma. A firm fleshy tumour of the pinna.
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Figure 108.2
Coarse terminal hair on the auricle: a trait possibly associated with the Y chromosome.
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Figure 108.6
Treacher Collins syndrome – marked retrognathia, low set pinna with microtia. (Source: Dr Michael Saunders, Consultant Paediatric Otolaryngologist, Br...
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Figure 108.10
Chondrodermatitis nodularis of the helix. A superficially ulcerated, exquisitely tender nodule.
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Figure 108.14
Subepidermal calcifying nodule. Hard whitish nodule with slight overlying scale.
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Figure 108.18
Porphyria cutanea tarda. Firm whitish sclerodermoid changes at the site of repeated blistering.
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Figure 108.22
Discoid lupus erythematosus . Erythema with adherent scaling in the concha.
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Figure 108.26
(a) B‐cell lymphoma presenting as a purple nodular swelling in the retroauricular fold. (b) Erythematous swelling of the ear lobe due to infiltration ...
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Figure 108.3
Coloboma of the eye, heart defects, atresia of the nasal choanae, retardation of growth and/or development, genital and/or urinary abnormalities, and ...
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Figure 108.7
Pre‐auricular sinus.
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Figure 108.11
Pseudocyst. Asymptomatic fluctuant swellings on the upper pinna.
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Figure 108.15
Gouty tophi. Yellowish dermal nodules.
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Figure 108.19
Psoriasis. (a) Well‐defined erythema with prominent scaling at entrance to ear canal – close‐up in (b).
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Figure 108.23
 Chronic otitis externa. There is longstanding eczematous change, in part due to contact allergic reactions to ear drops, and induration causing narro...
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Figure 108.27
Squamous carcinoma of the auricle. An advanced tumour with extensive destruction of the ear cartilage. (Courtesy of Mr D. Baldwin, Southmead Hospital...
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Figure 108.4
(a) Branchio‐oto‐renal syndrome: second arch branchial cyst (arrowed), pre‐auricular skin tag, pre‐auricular sinus and microtia with absent ear canal....
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Figure 108.8
Diagonal earlobe crease in an infant with Beckwith–Wiedemann syndrome.
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Figure 108.12
Alkaptonuria. The auricular cartilage has a distinctive blue colour. (Courtesy of Dr P. Hollingworth, Southmead Hospital, Bristol, UK.)
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Figure 108.16
Cutaneous lupus erythematosus. Acute erythema and erosions following sun exposure.
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Figure 108.20
Several firm white ‘weathering’ nodules on the helical rim.
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Figure 108.24
Basal cell carcinoma of the external auditory canal. An erythematous tumour presenting as obstruction at the entrance of the canal. (Courtesy of Mr M...
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Figure 108.28
Squamous carcinoma of the external auditory canal. Purulent discharge, inflammation and destruction of the meatus. (Courtesy of Mr D. Baldwin, Southm...