Figure 1: Auricular hematoma in rat (Atlas).
Case history and photos
Atlas presents with a fluid-filled swelling in the concave portion of the ear.
Auricular hematoma, etiology unknown.
Surgical evacuation of hematoma and closure of cavity.
Hematoma resolved and only minimal scarring.
Photo 1: Hematoma can be seen in the concave portion of the ear.
Photo 2: Shows ear following evacuation of hematoma and repair.
Case history and photo courtesy of the Rat & Mouse Club of America