We report a rare case of an iatrogenic hole of the concha and antehelix, resulting from a tight postoperative dressing, successfully repaired by a local postauricular turn-over flap. The technique is very simple and gave a very good cosmetic result.
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Published online: January 17, 2007
Accepted: November 10, 2006
Received: January 26, 2006
© 2006 British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.