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139 Possible Causes for Lesion of the Pinna

  • Intertrigo

    There was scaling and tenderness in both auditory canals, with mild scaling of each pinna.[jabfm.org] Scanty satellite lesions were observed near the inframammary but not the inguinal patches; scales were absent in these locations.[jabfm.org]

  • Herpes Zoster Oticus

    In 1907, Ramsay Hunt described facial nerve palsy associated with ipsilateral hearing loss and vesicular lesions on the pinna or in the auditory canal. 1 Facial weakness with[jamanetwork.com] It presents classically with severe otalgia, a vesicular rash in the Concha or on the Pinna of the affected ear in association with a lower motor neurone lesion of the homolateral[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Otitis Externa

    Topical steroids are beneficial, including a cream for the pinna when it is involved.[aafp.org] Difficult cases should be referred to a dermatologist. 6 , 10 , 27 LOCAL DISEASE Contact dermatitis, irritant or allergic, can involve the pinna as well as the external auditory[aafp.org] Allergic forms usually present acutely with erythematous, pruritic, edematous and exudative lesions, while contact dermatitis often has a more insidious onset with lichenification[aafp.org]

  • Chronic Otitis Externa

    Topical steroids are beneficial, including a cream for the pinna when it is involved.[aafp.org] Difficult cases should be referred to a dermatologist. 6 , 10 , 27 LOCAL DISEASE Contact dermatitis, irritant or allergic, can involve the pinna as well as the external auditory[aafp.org] Allergic forms usually present acutely with erythematous, pruritic, edematous and exudative lesions, while contact dermatitis often has a more insidious onset with lichenification[aafp.org]

  • Basal Cell Carcinoma

    […] on the nose and ears (pinna).[doi.org] The paper gave no indication of the type of lesion.[doi.org] One study of 93 participants ( Hall 1986 ) compared radiotherapy with cryotherapy using a spray gun with 2 freeze thaw cycles for primary basal cell carcinoma excluding lesions[doi.org]

  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Skin

    SCC (one study, n 20) Lesions more than 2 cm in size had significantly greater average recurrence than those smaller than 2 cm (11.8% (1.4% to 36.4%, 17 SCCs) v 0.4% (0%[bmj.com] 2 cm diameter Unspecified recurrence average 1.7% (95% confidence interval 0.5% to 3.4%; seven studies, n 1131) 20% recurrence after electrodesiccation and curettage of pinna[bmj.com]

  • Pilomatrixoma

    […] auditory canals and tympanic membranes; and a raised purple lesion was palpated with mild erythema anterior to her tragus, which was soft and mildly tender to the touch.[wjgnet.com] Physical examination revealed the following: there were no craniofacial dysmorphisms, and cranial nerve VII function was normal; her pinnas were normal as were the external[wjgnet.com]

  • Chondritis of the External Ear

    A comprehensive study on lesions of the pinna. Am J Otolaryngol 2005;26(1):1-6. ( PMID: 15635573 ) Chun, Robert, and Opeyemi Daramola.[rebelem.com] A comprehensive study on lesions of the pinna. Am J Otolaryngol. 2005;26(1):1–6. 20. Khan I, Shahzad F. Mastoiditis in children.[aafp.org] These cystic lesions vary from 1.5-3.5 cm in size and typically involve the upper, anterior aspect of the pinna.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Sudden Hearing Loss

    Cranial nerve abnormalities may suggest intracranial lesions (such as acoustic neuromas or malignancy) or multiple sclerosis.[racgp.org.au] Otitis externa may be indicated by discharge at the external meatus or pain on moving the pinna. Mastoiditis may cause mastoid tenderness or fluctuance.[racgp.org.au]

  • Purpura

    Within 12-24 hours, the macules evolve into purpuric lesions that are dusky red and have a diameter of 0.5-2 cm.[medscape.com] Palpable purpura can also be present on the forearms and pinnae. Scalp edema can occur. Hemorrhagic vesicles and bullae are rare.[medscape.com]

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