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Mass on ear

Mass on ear is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.

What causes it?

The most common causes of mass on ear are sebaceous cyst, pyogenic skin infection, and otitis externa (swimmer's ear). Other possible causes, such as lymphadenitis, are more rare.


What might my doctor prescribe?

Common Tests and Procedures

Patients with mass on ear often receive complete physical skin exam performed (ml), excision, biopsy, diagnostic procedures on ear, other therapeutic ear procedures, other or therapeutic procedures on nose; mouth and pharynx, incision and drainage and pap smear .

Common Medications

The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with mass on ear include fluocinonide topical, mupirocin topical, flurandrenolide topical, olopatadine nasal, methylcellulose (citrucel), bicalutamide (casodex), minoxidil (rogaine), tacrolimus topical product, chlorhexidine topical, terbinafine topical, ofloxacin, thyroid (usp) (armour thyroid) and metronidazole topical product .

Who is at risk?

Groups of people at highest risk for mass on ear include age 5-14 years age 1-4 years.

Age

< 1 years
1.5x
1-4 years
2.3x
5-14 years
1.8x
15-29 years
1.5x
30-44 years
0.7x
45-59 years
0.6x
60-74 years
0.7x
75+ years
0.3x

Sex

Male
1.1x
Female
0.9x

Race/Ethnicity

Black
1.5x
Hispanic
1.1x
White
0.8x
Other
0.9x
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