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Can you get cauliflower ear with "no trauma"?

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Dr. Thomas Rosenfeld
Dermatology

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There are some rare conditions that can infiltrate the normal skin of ear, giving a similar appearance to cauliflower ear.
These include amyloidosis, lipoid proteinosis, leprosy, and sarcoidosis. The way to diagnose these problems would be a skin biopsy by a dermatologist.

In brief: Mimics

There are some rare conditions that can infiltrate the normal skin of ear, giving a similar appearance to cauliflower ear.
These include amyloidosis, lipoid proteinosis, leprosy, and sarcoidosis. The way to diagnose these problems would be a skin biopsy by a dermatologist.
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