What are the possible complications of auricular hematoma drainage?

Updated: May 10, 2018
  • Author: Inna Leybell, MD; Chief Editor: Arlen D Meyers, MD, MBA  more...
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Complications may include the following:

  • Reaccumulation of the hematoma [4]

  • Site infection

  • Chondritis

  • Scar formation (cauliflower ear) [4]

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