Global Advanced Research Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences (GARJMMS) ISSN: 2315-5159
July 2017 Vol. 6(8), pp. 172-174
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Case Report 

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.

*Corresponding Author E-mail: rengink@yahoo.com; Tel: +903742534656-3043; Fax: +903742534559

Accepted 10 August, 2017 

Abstract

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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