What are preauricular pits?

Also known as: preauricular cysts, preauricular fistulas, preauricular sinuses.

A preauricular pit is a small hole and tract/cyst under the skin of the face just in front of the ear.


Reviewed by: Sandeep P Dave, M.D.

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