Otoplasty in children less than four years of age: surgical technique.

  title={Otoplasty in children less than four years of age: surgical technique.},
  author={Arun K Gosain and Ren{\'e} F Recinos},
  journal={The Journal of craniofacial surgery},
  volume={13 4},
The appropriate age for otoplasty remains controversial. Most surgeons wait until the child is aged 5 years or older to perform otoplasty. In this article, the results are reported in a series of 12 patients in whom otoplasty was performed before the age of 4 years. The approach used consists of a logical sequence for recreation of the antihelical fold, conchal reduction, reduction of the conchomastoid angle, and lobule setback. Follow-up in these patients ranges from 1 to 7 years, with a… CONTINUE READING
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