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Morel's ear

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An ear deformity characterized by an abnormal development of the helix, anthelix, and scaphoid fossa.

Description

An ear deformity characterized by an abnormal development of the helix, anthelix, and scaphoid fossa. This results in obliteration of the folds, the misshapen auricle being large and smooth, often with a thin edge.

Bibliography

  • A. Morel:
    Traité des dégégenerescences physiques, intellectuelles et morales de l’éspéce humaine, etc.
    1 volume and atlas. Paris, Baillière, 1857.

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