John Libbey Eurotext

European Journal of Dermatology


“Pseudocyst of the auricle”, othematoma and otoseroma: three faces of the same coin? Volume 10, numéro 6, September 2000

Department of Dermatology, University of Graz, Auenbruggerplatz, 8, A-8036 Graz, Austria.
  • Page(s) : 451-4
  • Année de parution : 2000

Otolaryngologists are familiar with cystic swellings of the concha of the ear that lack serious inflammation. These lesions are frequently diagnosed as othematoma or otoseroma and may be caused by traceable traumas or microtraumas (e.g. headphones or helmets). Such unspecific swellings must be differentiated from inflammatory lesions like erysipelas as well as from neoplastic conditions of any kind [1-5]. Exact knowledge about localization [...]