Chondritis of the ear: A late sequela of deep partial thickness burns of the face

David J. Bentrem, Timothy J. Bill, Harvey N. Himel, Richard F. Edlich*

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Abstract

Chondritis of the ear is a late sequela of deep partial thickness burns of the face. It is the purpose of this article to describe two patients who came to the emergency department 21 days and 35 days after sustaining deep partial thickness burns of the face from explosions. The patients were hospitalized for incision and drainage of the infected wound that included excision of the infected cartilage complemented by systemic antibiotic therapy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)469-471
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Emergency Medicine
Volume14
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1996

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Keywords

  • antimicrobial cream
  • chondritis
  • ear burns

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Emergency Medicine

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