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Accessory tragus in Adult
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Accessory tragus in Adult

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Contributors: Craig N. Burkhart MD, Belinda Tan MD, PhD, Dean Morrell MD
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Synopsis

Also known as accessory auricle, accessory tragus is due to an associated developmental anomaly of the first and second branchial arches. It manifests as single or multiple papules usually anterior to the tragus. In some cases, hairs grow from these skin lesions.

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ICD10CM:
Q17.0 – Accessory auricle

SNOMEDCT:
204245004 – Accessory tragus

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Last Updated: 11/15/2019
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Accessory tragus : Ear, Present at birth, Smooth nodule
Clinical image of Accessory tragus
Two preauricular papules anterior and inferior to the tragus.
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