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Year: 2012  Vol. 16   Num. Suppl. 1  - May
DOI: 10.7162/S1809-977720120S1PC-001
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XXXIX CONVENTUS SOCIETAS ORL LATINA - Poster
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OTOHEMATOMA: CASE REPORT
OTOHEMATOMA: RELATO DE CASO
Author(s):
Diego Doldan, Sandra Toso, Adriana Ferreira, Thelma Martinez, Nestor Cardozo, Jose Paez
Abstract:

OBJECTIVE: Description of a patient with aural bruising literature review. CASE REPORT: Patient, male, 30 years old, coming from Lambaré, Paraguay under 7 days of evolution that begins with damage to the ear-type granite that was increasing in size and become painful, so the demand a doctor three days before the ticket and performed drainage, returning to rescind the tumor for so returned to service. No fever. If palpates the right auricle tumor floating, smooth, soft, fuzzy boundaries, painful and red approximately 2 cm in diameter which is in the upper helix. CONCLUSION: The aural bruising is a frequent complication of trauma to the Pinna, is the accumulation of blood in the space between the cartilage and mucoperichondrium, which cannot drain abscedarse, convirtiendose in a perichondritis, so good drainage and placement of a dressing appropriate, setting points with an option to consider for their good results. With this case report emphasizes the importance of early drainage and adequate dressing avoiding a recurrence of the same.

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