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Image Number 2119 (Pseudocyst of the auricle)

 
Morphology:
Swelling

Diagnosis: Pseudocyst of the auricle

Site: Ear

Sex: M

Age: 27

Type:

Description: Non-inflammatory cyst.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis

History:

A young adult man presented with a fluctuant, tense, noninflammatory swelling on the upper half of the ear of six months duration. The patient denied history of any trauma. Needle aspiration yielded serous fluid. This presentation is typical of pseudocyst of the auricle (auricular endochondral pseudocyst).



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