Cauliflower ear hardens; any treatment to fix this? (Photos)
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How to fix my ear with scar hypertrophy developing with each revision
What a difficult problem to have! I certainly don't have the full answer to your problem, but I must say to you that I have a very limited experience with this problem with one of my patients. The solution involved using our Radiation Therapy department at the hospital, radiating the ear after a complicated repair was performed surgically. The problem never returned, and the repair has continued to look wonderful for many years thereafter! You may try discussing this concept with your Plastic Surgeon, but don't be too disappointed if it doesn't work!
Good luck to you.
Frank Rieger M.D. Tampa Plastic Surgeon
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