Preauricular tag or pit

Alternative Names

Ear tag

Definition of Preauricular tag or pit

An ear (preauricular) tag is a small skin tag or pit in front of the outside part of the ear.

Review

Neil K. Kaneshiro, MD, MHA, Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 5/13/2009

Newborn ear anatomy

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