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September 5, 1966

When an Ear Nodule Hurts

Author Affiliations

New Orleans

JAMA. 1966;197(10):822. doi:10.1001/jama.1966.03110100130042

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To the Editor:—  Dr. F. A. J. Kingery (197:137, 1966) is correct, as he usually is, when he suggests that surgery will relieve painful nodules of the ear. A quicker, simpler, and equally effective method in my hands has been the injection of 0.1 cc of undiluted triamcinalone acetonide suspension.