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Auricular Pseudocyst: Treating with buttons

Auricular pseudocysts are uncommon, noninflammatory, fluctuant swellings of the ear which are believed to be caused by accumulation of glycosaminoglycans and subsequent ischemic necrosis of the cartilage, or from repeated minor trauma to the ear.  They are often a therapeutic challenge.  Many treatment options are available, including simple aspiration, plaster of paris casts, injectable agents… Read more »