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Silicone ear splints in the management of acute haematoma auris

  • B. J. G. Bingham (a1) and E. B. Chevretton (a1)

Abstract

A discussion of the rationale of management of acute haematoma auris and a description of a simple, reliable method of management using Otoform K Silicone impression material to form ear splints.

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Registrar, Department of ENT, Royal United Hospital, Combe Park, Bath BA1 3NG.

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