ADVANTAGES OF CARTILAGE IN MICROTIA PATIENTS

The ideal option is to replace cartilage with cartilage

Cartilage is bendable

Cartilage will not break or fracture

Much better sensation of the ear skin compared to the plastic ear

Cartilage will grow with the child

Cartilage develops its own blood supply

Cartilage does not reject

Rare chance of infection

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