A woman in her 50s presented with an edematous, massively enlarged right auricle. The patient had immigrated to Israel 9 years before admission. She was adamant that the lesion had been present since early childhood but had gradually increased with a recent appearance of foul-smelling otorrhea. On examination, the auricle was markedly enlarged, edematous, and encircled by an erythematous, indurated plaque partially covered with a fine scale (Figure 1A). Diascopy revealed an “apple jelly” appearance. There was no local or distant lymphadenopathy; general physical examination findings were unremarkable.
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