Congenital earlobe deformities

The ear may be deformed or completely missing, either on one or on both sides. The deformity may coincide with hearing loss. Earlobe deformity may be a symptom of a specific syndrome, together with other abnormalities.


Otorhinolaryngology, head en neck surgery


A number of potential treatments for this disorder are listed below. Following your diagnosis the doctor, together with you and the other doctors from the team, will choose the best solution for you. Your treatment may consequently vary from the therapy(ies) proposed below.

Acoustic implants

Acoustic hearing implants can help with various types of hearing loss, if a conventional hearing aid or ear operation are not an option. Various complete or partial implant devices are available.
Last edit: 13 October 2020