cauliflower ear

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cauliflower ear

n.
An ear swollen and deformed by repeated blows.
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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
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cau′liflower ear′


n.
an ear deformed by repeated injury, resulting in an irregular thickening of scar tissue.
[1905–10, Amer.]
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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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cauliflower ear

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Aural haematoma often called as boxer's or wrestler's or cauliflower ear occurs due to constant shaking and rubbing of ear due to otitis, hypersensitivity and allergic dermatitis, ectoparasitism, otorrhea and presence of foreign bodies, leads to rupture of inner vessels resulting in bleeding within the cartilage layers of auricle and haematoma formation (Ahiwar et al., 2007).
A It would be a good idea to visit the vet as it sounds like your dog has something called an aural haematoma - a large blood-filled cavity between the two sides of the ear.
A THIS is probably an aural haematoma, the most common injury to a dog's earflap.
Aural haematoma is accumulation of blood in between skin and cartilage of ear, usually appear as fluid filled swelling on concave surface of pinna.
If the swelling is in the earflap, it may be an aural haematoma - generally the result of scratching or head shaking which damages a blood vessel in the ear and the blood collects in the inside of the earflap.
Last time he also had an aural haematoma on one of his ears.
Keywords: Aural haematoma; canine; stapling; surgical technique
We applied sterile swab in external orifice of ear to prevent overflow of aural haematoma content in ear canal.
The study was conducted to evaluate the efficacy of low level laser therapy on healing of aural haematoma in twelve (12) dogs.
Fluctuant and fluid filled swelling on concave surface of pinna was diagnosed as aural haematoma. The haematoma was treated surgically and drained out completely.
Keywords: Aural haematoma; auricular pillow method; cat; surgical management