RICHARD WAREHAM FOTOGRAFIE / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY RICHARD WAREHAM FOTOGRAFIE / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Cauliflower ear. Close-up of the ear of New Zealand rugby player Neemia Tialata, showing the distorted and swollen pinna (ear flap) associated with cauliflower ear. Cauliflower ear occurs when there is a collection of fluid or blood within the external portion of the ear. It is often caused by being an impact and is common in sports such as rugby and boxing.
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