Facial plast Surg 2004; 20(4): 277-285
DOI: 10.1055/s-2005-865386
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Otoplasty: A Modified Anterior Scoring Technique

Gilbert J. Nolst Trenité1
  • 1Academic Medical Center of The University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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18 March 2005 (online)


In the long history of otoplasty, the basic techniques used to correct prominent ears with a missing antihelix are based on incisions, scoring, and suturing of the cartilaginous framework of the auricle. In this article, modifications (subperichondrial dissection and adjusting sutures) of the anterior scoring technique of Chongchet are described.