Message Number: YG5806 | New FHL Archives Search
From: Danee DeVore
Date: 2001-07-26 21:32:00 UTC
Subject: Re: cauliflower ear---what is it?

--- In Ferret-Health-list@y..., pamsferrets@a... wrote:
> I have never heard of cauliflower ear there a medical
term for
> that? How is it contracted?
> Thanks! Pam
I don't know the medical term, although I am sure there is one, but
it is a permenent swelling and deformaty of the cartiledge around the
ear. I imagine it can be caused by various things, but in the case
of my 2 it happened when they were kits playing with other kits, and
got a bite in the ear.