microtia

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microtia

 [mi-kro´she-ah]
abnormal smallness of the pinna of the ear.

mi·cro·ti·a

(mī-krō'shē-ă),
Smallness of the auricle of the ear with a blind or absent external acoustic meatus.
[micro- + G. ous, ear]

microtia

/mi·cro·tia/ (mi-kro´she-ah) gross hypoplasia or aplasia of the auricle of the ear, with a blind or absent external acoustic meatus.

microtia

[mīkrō′shī·ə]
underdevelopment or complete absence of the auricle of the ear, with a blind or absent external canal. Compare anotia.

mi·cro·ti·a

(mī-krō'shē-ă)
Abnormal smallness of the auricle of the acoustic external ear with a blind or absent external auditory meatus.
[micro- + G. ous, ear]

mi·cro·ti·a

(mī-krō'shē-ă)
Abnormal smallness of the auricle of the acoustic external ear with a blind or absent external auditory meatus.
[micro- + G. ous, ear]

microtia (mīkrō´shēə),

n aplasia or hypoplasia of the pinna of the ear, with a closed or missing external auditory meatus.

microtia

abnormal smallness of the pinna of the ear.
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Six patients with acquired aural atresia participated in the study.
Figure 3 shows the audiograms for the ears with fibrotic aural atresia.
The findings of this study identify a factor that has not been considered in previous investigations, that of a fibrotic tissue pathway in ears with fibrotic aural atresia.
Some authors are not satisfied with classic surgical methods for treating aural atresias, and they favor instead the use of a KTP/532 laser (11) or more extensive surgery.