Calcification of the external ear (differential)

Last revised by Dr Yuranga Weerakkody on 25 Mar 2021

Calcification of the external ear (auricular cartilage) may arise from a number of causes, including:

History and etymology

Auricular cartilage calcification is thought to have been first described by Bochdalek in 1866 4

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Cases and figures

  • Case 1: chronic trauma
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