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/ Otoplasty

Patients should expect to have pain, swelling and bruising the first few days.

The main complications are:

  • Bleeding

  • Infection

  • Unfavorable healing

  • Necrosis or skin loss

  • Deformity and asymmetry

  • Complications related to anesthesia

  • Facial nerve injury

  • Accumulation of liquid

  • Persistent pain

  • Discoloration of the skin

  • In more severe cases deep vein thrombosis, respiratory distress, pulmonary thromboembolism and death.


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