chondrodermatitis nodularis chronica helicis

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chon·dro·der·ma·ti·tis no·du·la·ris chron·i·ca he·li·cis

(kon'drō-der-ma-tī'tis nod-yū-lar'is kron'i-kă hel'i-sis),
A benign, chronic, small, painful nodule (or nodules) on the helix of the ear in the elderly, which may occasionally become ulcerated and results from habitually sleeping on the affected side.
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chondrodermatitis nodularis chronica helicis

Growth of nodules on the helix of the ear.
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Max, Swiss physician, 1875-1952.
Winkler disease - a benign, chronic, small, painful nodule on the helix of the ear in elderly white males. Synonym(s): chondrodermatitis nodularis chronica helicis; Winkler syndrome
Winkler syndrome - Synonym(s): Winkler disease
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