Pruritus of the ear auricles.

70-year-old male complains of erythema, swelling, and pruritus of the ear auricles. He says the first episode started two weeks ago and involved only the left ear, having been treated with cephalexin and a NSAID, with mild improvement. Two days ago the symptoms reemerged, now on both ears. What is the diagnosis?

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?? Polychondritis
Otitis externa. An infection of the outer ear canal. Otitis externa is an infection of the outer ear canal that runs from the eardrum to the outside of the head. It's often caused by water remaining in the ear after swimming. This creates a moist environment that helps bacteria or fungi grow.
Polychondritis or RP Antihistamine orally. Analgesic antiinflammatory orally. Keep the area clean and covered with sterile gauge. Protect against exposure to bad weather conditions.
Thanks Dr Vipin Bihari Jain
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IT'S A..CASE OF.. ? EAR AURICULAR CELLULITIS.. ? POLYCHONDRITIS.. NEED'S.. TOPICALLY..MUPIROCIN..OINTMENT.. ANTIBIOTICS WITH NSAIDS AS PER REQUIREMENT..
Tnx Dr Vipin Bihari Jain
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Apparently otitis externa/ Cellulitis Antibiotics Antiallergic Ointment betamethasoneGM
Red swollened pinna bilaterally Suggest polychonderitis
Thanx dr Kute Ankush
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Otitis externa Cellulitis Angiooedema
Looks like perchondritis ..start IV antibiotic..needs I& D immediately with good antibiotic..add amikacin and pipzo and send tissue culture of antibiotic sensitivity ...is pt having any connective tissue Ds or arthritis ?that might be the underlying cause
Polychondritis.
Perichondritis