Korean J Otorhinolaryngol-Head Neck Surg.  2010 Apr;53(4):241-244. 10.3342/kjorl-hns.2010.53.4.241.

2 Cases of Auriculoplasty Using Modified Pocket Method

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  • 1Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, Gachon University Gil Hospital, Gachon University of Medicine & Science, Graduate School of Medicine, Incheon, Korea. han@gilhospital.com

Abstract

Laceration and amputation of the auricle due to external injuries are common because of its location. Several choices of reconstructive surgical procedure have been introduced for amputated auricle until now. Modified pocket method is known as the one of techniques useful for a patient whose auricle was amputated with severe contamination. We report two cases of auricular reconstruction using modified pocket method in traumatic auricular amputation with a review of literatures.

Keyword

Ear auricle; Amputation; Reconstructive surgical procedure

MeSH Terms

Amputation
Ear Auricle
Humans
Lacerations
Reconstructive Surgical Procedures
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