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  1. J.P.C. Peper

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    What's your diagnosis?

    I'll post the correct answer in about three days!

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    Correct answer:

    Yes, it's a cauliflower ear.

    It's a result of trauma and therefore frequently seen in sports like boxing or rugby. When the ear is struck, a hematoma forms within the subperichondrial plate, thereby elevating the perichondrium and deforming the external ear.
     

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