New Otoplasty Approach: A Laterally Based Postauricular Dermal Flap as an Addition to Mustarde and Furnas to Prevent Suture Extrusion and Recurrence


Prominent ear is the most common deformity of the external ear. The major causes can be an underdeveloped antithetical fold, concha hypertrophy, and prominence of the ear lobule. Since Ely’s first aesthetic correction of the prominent ear in 1881, more than 200 different techniques have been described, but the choice of procedure still remains the surgeon’s… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00266-013-0269-z


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