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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Among various otic disorders in dog, aural haematoma is one of the most common problems encountered (Reddy et al.
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.
Physical examination revealed soft fluctuating swelling at medial side of ear and diagnosed as aural haematoma.
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.
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.
An aural haematoma is collection of blood or serum within the cartilage plate of pinna presented as a fluctuating, fluid filled swelling on concave surface of one or both pinna.