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CASE REPORT

Preauricular Sinus as Recurrent Postaural Abscess: A Rare Presentation

Sharanabasappa Rudragouda Malipatil

Citation Information : Malipatil SR. Preauricular Sinus as Recurrent Postaural Abscess: A Rare Presentation. Int J Otorhinolaryngol Clin 2015; 7 (1):26-28.

DOI: 10.5005/aijoc-7-1-26

License: CC BY-NC 3.0

Published Online: 00-00-2015

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2015; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Preauricular sinus (PAS) is not uncommon congenital anomaly. It is usually asymptomatic and does not require any treatment. Patient presenting with discharge, recurrent infections and preauricular abscess will require management with antibiotics and surgical extirpation of the sinus tract. Here, it is a rare case report of PAS presenting as a recurrent postaural abscess.


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