Auricular Hematoma Figure 1

Figure 1: Auricular hematoma in rat (Atlas).
Case history and photos

Clinical Signs

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.


hematoma of ear

Photo 1: Hematoma can be seen in the concave portion of the ear.

post hematoma

Photo 2: Shows ear following evacuation of hematoma and repair.

Case history and photo courtesy of the Rat & Mouse Club of America


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