Physical trauma is the most common cause of auricular hematoma. Repeated injuries to the ear are the most common reasons for the formation of ear hematoma. Injuries to the auricle are common because of its exposed position and lack of protection from the surrounding structures. Read more: What Causes Auricular Hematoma? Article
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A hematoma is a collection of blood that is outside a blood vessel. There are different areas where hematomas occur including; inside the skull, on the scalp, ears, septum, bones, finger nails, toenails, and intra-abdominal.
How Long Does It Take for a Hematoma to Go Away?
A hematoma is not a bruise. Learn what causes a hematoma and what you can do to treat one. What is the difference between a contusion and a hematoma? See the differences and similarities between these two types of bruises.
Why Is a Hematoma Worse Than a Bruise?
A hematoma is like a bruise but more serious. A hematoma is worse than a bruise because it's usually a sign of an injury deeper in the skin.
Is a Hematoma Worse Than a Contusion?
A hematoma is very similar to a bruise, but when the blood vessels break, the blood gets stuck and pools in one place. No single hematoma is guaranteed to be worse than a contusion.
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