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VOLUME 3 , ISSUE 2 ( May-August, 2011 ) > List of Articles

RESEARCH ARTICLE

Seroma of the Auricle: Opening New Doors over the Window

Kiran Naik

Keywords : Seroma,Aspiration,Splint suturing,No dressing

Citation Information : Naik K. Seroma of the Auricle: Opening New Doors over the Window. Int J Otorhinolaryngol Clin 2011; 3 (2):88-89.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10003-1060

Published Online: 01-08-2011

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2011; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Introduction

A new novel technique was used to manage seroma of the auricle as a primary treatment.

Materials and methods

Ten cases of seroma or hematoma auricle was managed using aspiration and splint suturing which added a cosmetic value and also avoided a dressing. All cases were followed up regularly.

Results

Primary aspiration and splint suturing was found to be a simple and effective treatment method for seroma auricle.


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