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How is perichondritis diagnosed?
Your child's doctor will review his medical history and then examine the infected ear. If there is a history of trauma to the ear and the ear is red and very tender, then your child's doctor will probably diagnose it as perichondritis.
There may be a change in the normal shape of your child's ear as a result of the infection.
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