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Complications of Ear-Piercing
(Perichondritis of the Auricle)
Mild perichondritis of the right auricle, following piercing of the scaphoid fossa.
Severe perichondritis of the left auricle with abscess formation, following ear-piercing in the scaphoid fossa.
Bechara Y. Ghorayeb, MD
Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery
Memorial Hermann Professional Building
1140 Business Center Drive, Suite 560
Houston, Texas 77043
For appointments, call: 713 464 2614