Global Advanced Research Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences (GARJMMS) ISSN: 2315-5159
July 2017 Vol. 6(8), pp. 172-174
Copyright © 2017 Global Advanced Research Journals
Rare and Multiple Variation of the Auricula: (Case Report)
Kosif R* and Dıramalı M*
Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine, Abant Izzet Baysal University, Bolu, Turkey.
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Accepted 10 August, 2017
Ear marks and measurements are often used for identification in the absence of valid fingerprints. Auricular variations were identified in a 22-year-old male university student. Both ears were accompanied by absence of tragus, thick crus helicis, prominent antitragus, long incisura intertragica and downward-sloping convex crus antihelicis. He does not have a known disease. Auricular variations are seen 2% in normal people and 98% in genetic diseases.
Keywords: Variation, Auricula, Tragus, Antitragus
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