Patient Comments: Cauliflower Ear - Cause

What was the cause or type of injury that resulted in a cauliflower ear in you or someone you know?

Comment from: B, 25-34 Male (Patient) Published: September 22

I got my cauliflower ear from judo, my ear was being grinded into the mat after I attempted an escape.

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Comment from: JohnFromTN, 25-34 Male (Patient) Published: September 22

I received my cauliflower ear from jiu-jitsu. Mine came from escaping a triangle choke.

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Comment from: Stair master, 19-24 Female (Patient) Published: August 11

I fell down wooden stairs and whacked an ear off a step and got a cauliflower ear.

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Comment from: Ragnar, 35-44 Male (Patient) Published: May 30

I got mine from a head lock in Jiu-jitsu, which was then aggravated by an accidental knee to the head.

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Comment from: HSwrestler, 13-18 Male (Patient) Published: January 25

I got cauliflower ear from going to wresting practice without wearing headgear.

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