Bmj Usa: Letter

RAPID RESPONSE FROM BMJ.COM: Perichondritis after ear piercing

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: (Published 19 November 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:E41
  1. Stephen E Kent, consultant otolaryngologist (,
  2. Ashok V Rokade, locum registrar in otolaryngology,
  3. Koppada Premraj, clinical assistant in otolaryngology,
  4. Christine Butcher, staff nurse
  1. Warrington Hospital, NHS Trust, UK

    This article originally appeared in BMJ USA

    Editor—Hanif et al highlight the rising incidence of perichondritis of the pinna after “high” ear piercing. Our own experience adds further information. We found an incidence of 10 cases over the period of July …

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