Recurrent preauricular fistula surgery guided by fistulography

Dini Widiarni Widodo, Raden Ayu Anatriera, Astika Pramesti Tunggadewi, Reyhan Eddy Yunus

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Recurrent infection in a preauricular fistula is an indication for surgery. The proper surgical technique minimizes complications and recurrence in cases of preauricular fistula. Two cases with a complaint of recurrent discharge from the hole in the front of the ear accompanied by redness and pain. Physical and supporting examinations support the diagnosis of a preauricular fistula. Supraauricular and synectomy approaches are two commonly applied surgical techniques, but various procedures can be performed.

Original languageEnglish
Article number102294
JournalJournal of Pediatric Surgery Case Reports
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2022


  • Fistulectomy
  • Fistulography
  • Preauricular fistula
  • Synectomy


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