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Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

, Volume 3, Issue 1, pp 15–28 | Cite as

Cryptotia

  • Seiichi Ohmori
  • Hiroko Takada
Article

Abstract

The pathologic changes of the ear cartilage in cases of cryptotia (pocket ear) are discussed and the treatment for these changes is reviewed. The authors emphasize new techniques in which the ear cartilage is grafted to lengthen and to smooth the sharp crural curvature.

Key words

Cryptotia 

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© Springer-Verlag New York, Inc 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • Seiichi Ohmori
    • 1
  • Hiroko Takada
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Plastic and Reconstructive SurgeryTokyo Metropolitan Police HospitalTokyoJapan

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