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Aetiology Contact sports—wrestling, boxing-related trauma—in adolescents, or falls in the elderly and children; the natural evolution of haematomas in this site is toward granulation tissue and exuberant fibrosis; primary CE occurs in polychondritis
An effusion of blood, causing a hard swelling between perichondrium and the cartilage of the pinna of the ear. it is common in fighters and wrestlers.Synonym: othematoma See: cauliflower ear
See also: hematoma