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Why causes a cauliflower ear to form?
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Dr. David Astrachan
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: Trauma un treated
A cauliflower ear is something that happens a long time after an injury in which the ear develops something called a hematoma.
When traumatized the external ear can often develop bleeding between the layer of tissue that feeds the cartilage of the ear and the cartilage itself. When this happens the cartilage is deprived of blood and deteriorates leading to a deformity called a.

In brief: Trauma un treated
A cauliflower ear is something that happens a long time after an injury in which the ear develops something called a hematoma.
When traumatized the external ear can often develop bleeding between the layer of tissue that feeds the cartilage of the ear and the cartilage itself. When this happens the cartilage is deprived of blood and deteriorates leading to a deformity called a.
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