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13 Possible Causes for Chondritis of the Ear, Thick Facial Skin

  • Otitis Externa

    […] may become red, thickened, crusty and hyperpgimented from scratching intense itch Psoriasis Commonly associated with scalp involvement but rarely facial involvement Raised[dermnetnz.org] , osteomyelitis ( Rev Stomatol Chir Maxillofac 2006;107:167 ), involve middle ear space or base of skull, and cause cranial nerve palsies, meningitis, venous thrombosis or[pathologyoutlines.com] A furuncle can occur in the ear canal de novo or as the result of acute or chronic inflammations.[aafp.org]

  • Acute Otitis Externa

    […] may become red, thickened, crusty and hyperpgimented from scratching intense itch Psoriasis Commonly associated with scalp involvement but rarely facial involvement Raised[dermnetnz.org] […] of the outer ear), osteomyelitis (infection of the bone), and necrotizing otitis externa.[dallasear.com] It begins with the formation of granulation tissue in the external auditory canal, followed by localized chondritis and osteomyelitis, extension to the tissues surrounding[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Burn Injury

    […] donor skin with optimal color match for facial resurfacing. [46] Often, the "blush" areas, such as the upper back and shoulders, make good facial donor sites.[emedicine.medscape.com] Facial burns are associated with corneal abrasions, burns of the ears with auricular chondritis, and burns of the perineal area are prone to autocontamination by urine and[journals.lww.com] Mepilex Ag Commonly used on superficial, mid dermal or deep dermal to full thickness facial burns or on areas where it is difficult to secure acticoat. - Self-adhesive Secure[rch.org.au]

  • Chronic Otitis Externa

    […] disease Commonly associated with scalp involvement but rarely with facial involvement Raised, red lesions with thick, silvery-white adherent scale Often pruritic Seborrheic[aafp.org] Acute or chronic otitis externa may progress to affect the cartilage of the ear (chondritis), or the bones surrounding the ear canal (osteomyelitis).[en.citizendium.org] Symptoms of ear canal inflammation, including otalgia (often severe), itching or fullness WITH OR WITHOUT hearing loss or jaw pain* AND 3.[cps.ca]

  • Fungal Otitis Externa

    […] may become red, thickened, crusty and hyperpgimented from scratching intense itch Psoriasis Commonly associated with scalp involvement but rarely facial involvement Raised[dermnetnz.org] It begins with the formation of granulation tissue in the external auditory canal, followed by localized chondritis and osteomyelitis, extension to the tissues surrounding[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] […] of the outer ear), osteomyelitis (infection of the bone), and necrotizing otitis externa.[dallasear.com]

  • Lipodystrophy

    Sculptra doesn't correct the underlying cause of the facial fat loss, but does help improve the appearance by increasing skin thickness in the treated area.[thebody.com] […] of the ear and nose (inflamed cartilage), episodes of asceptic meningitis and systemic inflammation.[autoinflammatory.org] It causes a gradual increase in skin thickness. Most people need at least four treatments, each about six weeks apart before noticing results.[thebody.com]

  • Abscess of the External Auditory Meatus

    […] disease Commonly associated with scalp involvement but rarely with facial involvement Raised, red lesions with thick, silvery-white adherent scale Often pruritic Seborrheic[aafp.org] Visible deformity of the ears cartilage, resulting from recurrent chondritis.[head-face-med.biomedcentral.com] Ossiculoplasty performed  Tympanic membrane grafted  Meatoplasty  Split thickness skin graft (.006-.008 inches) lines the canal 25.[slideshare.net]

  • Humero-Radial Synostosis

    […] tags, bifid scrotum Normal hands, abnormal tarsals, broad/medially deviated toes Skin laxity, FTT, ID, congenital heart defects, trigonocephaly Opitz C Syndrome: Facial Features[quizlet.com] Thyroid hypoplasia Hypoplasia of the thymus Rectovaginal fistula Blepharospasm Chondritis Diarrhea Jaundice Tracheoesophageal fistula Elevated hepatic transaminase Reduced[mendelian.co] Micrognathia, macrostomia, thick alveolar ridges, oral frenula, upslanting eyes Opitz C Syndrome: Skeletal Features Polydactyly, anomalous ribs, short limbs, transverse limb[quizlet.com]

  • Insect in the External Auditory Meatus

    Ossiculoplasty performed  Tympanic membrane grafted  Meatoplasty  Split thickness skin graft (.006-.008 inches) lines the canal 25.[slideshare.net] Otherwise it may cause complications like tympanic membrane perforation, chondritis, ossicular necrosis, facial palsy, inner ear injury or it may migrate to adjacent structures[indianjotol.org] Surgical Technique  Atretic bone removed at times with a curette  Globular mass separated from the stapes to avoid cochlear trauma  Course of facial nerve determined [slideshare.net]

  • Extensive Burns

    Amnion in the treatment of pediatric partial-thickness facial burns. Burns, 2007 Oct 4.  Dermal component matrices Schulz JT 3rd, Tompkins RG, Burke JF.[slideshare.net] Mafenide is the treatment of choice for serious burns of the ears to prevent infectious chondritis. Use Mafenide with caution because it can induce metabolic acidosis.[emedicine.medscape.com] Artificial skin. Ann Rev Med, 2000; 51:231-244 155.[slideshare.net]

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