antihelix


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Related to antihelix: condyloid process, Scaphoid fossa

antihelix

(ˌæntɪˈhiːlɪks)
n, pl -helices (-ˈhiːlɪsiːz) or -helixes
(Anatomy) a variant spelling of anthelix

an•ti•he•lix

(ˌæn tiˈhi lɪks, ˌæn taɪ-)

n., pl. -hel•i•ces (-ˈhɛl ɪˌsiz)
-he•lix•es.
the inward curving ridge of the external ear.
[1715–25]
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One of the major intricacies in the CIT is that the inner side of the earlobe is not accurately reproduced, especially in the crura of the antihelix region and crus of the helix [15].
Both auricles were prominent, with the superior crus of each ear extending at a right angle from the antihelix.
We describe the use of the temporoparietal fascia (TPF) flap in the reconstruction of a Mohs defect of the antihelix of the ear.
Gouty tophi involving the external ear may occur in the helix and antihelix, presenting as firm nodules that may ulcerate.
Overall, CDNH is more common in men, although lesions of the antihelix are more common in women.
A 29-year-old woman presented with an unusual lesion on the right auricular antihelix.