Surgeon's workshop. Treatment of auricular haematoma by suction drainage

Clin Otolaryngol Allied Sci. 1984 Dec;9(6):355-60. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2273.1984.tb01521.x.


The various techniques available for the management of auricular haematoma are reviewed and discussed. A modification of existing methods of treatment employing vacuum drainage is described. This method used in six cases resulted in a satisfactory cosmetic appearance.

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Drainage
  • Ear Diseases / surgery
  • Ear, External / surgery*
  • Female
  • Hematoma / surgery*
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Methods
  • Suction