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Otoplasty, or cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the external ear, is often performed to correct prominent ears or repair defects resulting from injuries. Complications may include

  • narrowing of the external ear canal,
  • suture extrusion,
  • scarring,
  • permanent numbness of the skin of the ear,
  • temporary numbness of the skin of the ear,
  • bleeding, and
  • infection.

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