Stahl ear

Stahl ear

(stahl),
a deformed auricle, in which the fossa ovalis and upper portion of the scaphoid fossa are covered by the helix; once regarded as a stigma of degenerate constitution.

Stahl ear

(shtahl ēr)
A deformed external ear, in which the fossa ovalis and upper portion of the scaphoid fossa are covered by the helix; previously regarded as a stigma of degenerate constitution.

Stahl,

Friedrich K., German physician, 1811-1873.
Stahl ear - a deformed external ear regarded as a stigma of degenerate constitution.
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Examination of the pinnae revealed bilateral Stahl ear deformity.
Thus, anomalies such as prominent ear, crinkled ear, Stahl ear, and lop ear are included in this category.
Bilateral Stahl ear may arise from an embryologic directive, perhaps resulting in abnormal symmetric placement of transverse intrinsic auricular muscles.
While most cases of Stahl ear occur without other congenital anomalies and without hereditary disposition, (4,7) the physician should he aware of possible concomitant craniofacial, audiologic, renal, and other multiple congenital anomalies.