preauricular

preauricular

 [pre″aw-rik´u-ler]
in front of the auricle of the ear.

pre·au·ric·u·lar

(prē'aw-rik'yū-lăr),
Anterior to the auricle of the ear; denoting lymphatic nodes so situated.

preauricular

/pre·au·ric·u·lar/ (-aw-rik´u-lar) in front of the auricle of the ear.

preauricular

[prē′ôrik′yələr]
located anterior to the auricle of the ear.

pre·au·ric·u·lar

(prē'aw-rik'yū-lăr)
Anterior to the auricle of the ear; denoting lymphatic nodes so situated.

pre·au·ric·u·lar

(prē'aw-rik'yū-lăr)
Anterior to the auricle of the ear; denoting lymphatic nodes so situated.

preauricular (prēôrik´yələr),

adj describes the area in front of the ear between the ear's opening and the cheek.

preauricular

in front of the auricle of the ear.

preauricular alopecia
an area of sparse haircoat located between the eyes and base of the ears in cats; a normal variation, but sometimes incorrectly interpreted as alopecia.
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A 66-year-old woman with Sjogren syndrome presented with a 10-year history of intermittent bilateral preauricular swelling and pain, dry eyes, and dry mouth.
A punch biopsy of facial skin from the preauricular area was taken at baseline and after the 24 weeks of intervention.
The open sciatic notch and presence of a preauricular groove identify the individual in Feature 183 as female, while her iliac auricular surfaces, incomplete ossification of the first sacral body, and degree of dental wear are consistent with her having been in her twenties at the time of death.
Fine-needle aspiration of a left preauricular lymph node revealed multinucleated giant cells and noncaseating granulomas consistent with granulomatous lymphangitis (Figure 2).
Preauricular lymphadenopathy is frequently present (49).
examination showed hemangiomas on the neck, bilateral preauricular area, mandible, anterior region of the tongue, and left periorbital region (Figure 1).
This was thought to represent Mikulicz Syndrome, and preauricular lymph nodes removed at the time of biopsy were consistent with benign fibrotic nodes.
The patient also exhibited the following physical findings: relative macrocephaly, a flat face with sparse eyebrows and long eyelashes, dysplastic ears with a preauricular skin tag on his left ear, anteverted nostrils, a long philtrum and thin upper and lower lips (Figure la).
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The TMJs are located in the preauricular region on both sides of the skull.
5 cm in diameter) and tender preauricular and submandibular lymph nodes, and cellulitis of the right hemiface.
A 5-month-old female presented with a lump in the right preauricular region that had grown over a 6-week period.