BILATERAL PERICHONDRITIS OF PINNA FOLLOWING PIERCING OF HELIX ? A CASE REPORTJournal: Otolaryngology online journal (Vol.4, No. 1)
Publication Date: 2014-01-27
Authors : Raja Mani Santosh Kumar;
Page : 123-125
Keywords : perichondritis pinna; ear piercing;
Piercing of Helix of pinna is a social custom of certain communities in Northern Tamil Nadu. Such a “high helical” piercing is well known to cause Perichondritis of Pinna. Most of the times such a Perichondritis is unilateral. Here we present a case of Bilateral Perichondritis of pinna, following ear piercing, first time from India subcontinent. We also highlight some practical points on management of such cases.
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