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Medico-Legal Evaluation of Keloid Formation Following Prominent Ear Correction: Malpractice or Complication?
preprintposted on 2023-04-26, 14:32 authored by Canser Yilmaz Demir, Yavuz Hekimoglu, Mahmut AsirdizerMahmut Asirdizer
Prominent ear is an anatomic auricular deformity seen in 5% of the population.
Keloid formation may occur following prominent ear correction operations.
Such undesirable results can lead to a claim of medical malpractice.
It is necessary to determine whether the undesired outcome is a complication or malpractice.
The physician’s compliance with the standards of care and patient rights is decisive in this distinction.
No financial support has been received for this study.
Email address of Submitting Authormasirdizer@yahoo.com
InstitutionMedical Faculty of Bahcesehir University
Country of Origin