The cleft earlobe: A review of methods of treatment

F. Blanco-Davila, H. C. Vasconez

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The plastic surgeon must frequently deal with the aesthetic repair of cleft earlobe deformities. Many techniques have been described, each claiming to achieve the best results. In this review of the literature, we discuss the various operations for the treatment of this condition. A classification of the traumatic earlobe clefts is proposed, and some basic principles for surgical treatment are suggested.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)677-680
Number of pages4
JournalAnnals of Plastic Surgery
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1994

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery


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