What are clinical pearls 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:

  • Do not leave an auricular hematoma undrained unless the injury is older than 7 days.

  • Apply a compression dressing rather than a simple dressing.

  • Perform daily follow-up ear examinations.

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