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Ear abnormalities

Ear abnormalities

Overview

Low set ears (pinna), abnormal rotation, the absence of ears, and abnormal folds in the ear may be associated with various medical conditions.

Review Date 10/18/2017

Updated by: Neil K. Kaneshiro, MD, MHA, Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.