What are indications for auricular hematoma drainage?

Updated: May 10, 2018
  • Author: Inna Leybell, MD; Chief Editor: Arlen D Meyers, MD, MBA  more...
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See the list below:

  • Tender anterior auricular swelling after trauma, which deforms the normal anatomy of the pinna

  • Presentation within 7 days after trauma (After 7 days, the formation of granulation tissue may complicate the procedure. At that point, patients should be referred to a specialist.)

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