The ear develops at the same time as the kidneys. Infrequently anomalies of the ear are associated with abnormalities of the kidneys. This article discusses when your doctor should evaluate the kidneys if abnormalities of the ear are present.
Injuries of the Pinna
This book chapter discusses Dr. Ruder’s experience and advice to correct traumatic injuries of the auricle.
Evaluation and Treatment of the Deformed and Malformed Auricle
This publication describes when the auricle develops, problems with several deformities of the auricle, and methods to correct congenital abnormalities of the auricle.