Pre-Auricular Sinus: Review and Comparative study of Surgical Techniques
Keywords:Preauricular sinus, microscope.
AbstractObjective: To determine the role of operating microscope in excision of preauricular sinus. Design: A retrospective study. Place ad duration of study: From January 2005 to July 2006 at Mayo Hospital, Lahore. Patients and methods: All the patients who underwent preauricular sinus excision under operating microscope were studied. Patients reviewed in follow up for recurrence of sinus and their complications. Results: A follow up of all operated patients for a period of minimum of 8 months revealed good results without any recurrence. Conclusion: Magnification employed during surgery minimizes the risk of recurrence of preauricular sinuses.
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