Ebrahim Karimi, Setayesh Abazari, Mohammad Darvishi, Sana Rashidi
Nowadays piercing has become one of the most popular fashionable and cultural customs and people of all ages are interested in this cosmetic procedure. One of the common sites of piercing is ears which, like any other piercing, can bring about many complications like infection, inflammation, allergic reaction, keloid formation, and traumatic tearing. In this paper, we report a case of perichondritis due to Staphylococcal secondary infection to a primary herpes zoster infection following ear piercing.
January 25, 2021: International Tinnitus Journal