Underdevelopment of (part of) the external ear without other craniofacial anomalies
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Absence of the external ear without other craniofacial anomalies
Essential part of the screening of a child with a congenital disorder of the external ear is a screening on hearing. Collaboration between the otorhinologist and the reconstructive surgeon is essential regarding the planning of an external ear reconstruction and an implanted hearing device, so these two procedures will not intervene with each other.