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Image Number 525 (Accessory tragus)


Diagnosis: Accessory tragus

Site: Ear

Sex: M

Age: 6

Type: Clinical

Description: Preauricular lobulated masses

Submitted by: Shahbaz Janjua

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Differential Diagnosis

History: Accessory tragus is a fairly common congenital malformation of the external ear. In the vast majority of cases it is an isolated developmental defect not associated with other abnormalities. Surgical excision of accessory tragus is quite simple and rarely results in any complications.

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