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What is the main symptom of cauliflower ear?

You can tell a cauliflower ear by its appearance. The malformation can range from slightly thickened cartilage to a lumpy, misshapen ear that looks like cauliflower. Often, the ear is sore to the touch, and it may look bruised.

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