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accessory tragus

Wednesday 16 June 2004

- rudimentary ear, supernumery pinna, wattle, accessory auricle anomaly, preauricular skin tag

Definition: Preauricular first branchial arch remnant.

Images

- Accessory tragus in a 4YOM

Etiology

- isolated (non-syndromal)
- syndromal

  • 4p- syndrome (Wolf-Hirschhorn syndrome)
  • Simpson-Golabi-Behmel syndrome
  • facio-auriculo-vertebral syndrome

Differential diagnosis:

- fibroepithelial polyp
- soft fibroma

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