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Case Number : Case 1381 - 08 October Posted By: Guest

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25 year-old male with bilateral “cauliflower” ears, due to wearing a lacrosse helmet. This biopsy is from the left ear, labeled “soft tissue mass.”

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Guest Romualdo


Cystic chondromalacia of the ear (pseudocyst of the auricle).

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Arti Bakshi


Agree, lovely example.
Typical intracartilagenous cystic cavity. Often associated with repeated minor trauma including wearing

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