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Blanco-Dávila Feliciano MD; Vásconez, Henry C. MD
Annals of Plastic Surgery: December 1994
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The plastic surgeon must frequently deal with the aesthetic repair of cleft earlobe deformities. Many techniques have been described, each claiming to achieve the best results. In this review of the literature, we discuss the various operations for the treatment of this condition. A classification of the traumatic earlobe clefts is proposed, and some basic principles for surgical treatment are suggested.

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