Cauliflower ear has also been referred to as boxer's ear or wrestler's ear. Signs and symptoms of cauliflower ear include a visible deformity of the outer ear that may appear shriveled or shrunken. In the acute stages of an ear injury,
Causes of cauliflower ear
Trauma, usually a direct blow to the outer ear, causes cauliflower ear. The condition appears most often in wrestlers, boxers, and those practicing other forms of combat sports. Cauliflower ear arises after an injury to the ear.
Other cauliflower ear symptoms and signs
- Swelling of the Area May Be Present
- Visible Deformity of the Outer Ear That May Appear Shriveled or Shrunken
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