cauliflower ear

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cauliflower ear

n.
An ear swollen and deformed by repeated blows.

cauliflower ear

n
(Pathology) permanent swelling and distortion of the external ear as the result of ruptures of the blood vessels: usually caused by blows received in boxing. Also called: boxer's ear Technical name: aural haematoma

cau′liflower ear′


n.
an ear deformed by repeated injury, resulting in an irregular thickening of scar tissue.
[1905–10, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cauliflower ear - an auricle deformed by injury; common among boxers
auricle, pinna, ear - the externally visible cartilaginous structure of the external ear
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In humans, traumatic auricular haematoma is the medical term for which sporting injury?
An auricular haematoma is collection of blood or serum within the cartilage plate of pinna which is presented as fluctuant, fluid filled swelling on concave surface of one or both pinna (Fossum, 2007).
INTRODUCTION: Auricular haematoma is a collection of blood between auricular cartilage and perichondrium.