Vol - 25, Issue - 9
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International Medical Journal
Journal ID : IMJ-17-08-2020-583
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Abstract : The study analyzed the various morphometric measurements of the right and left auricle in the Undergraduate Arab students of Gulf Medical University. A total of 100 undergraduate students of Gulf Medical University {50 males and 50 females} that met the inclusion criteria. Morphometric data w was collected. Measurements were taken using Digital Vernier calipers with accuracy of 0.01mm, and Digital camera was used to take picture of the participant’s ear. The data was analyzed using SPSS. The mean and standard deviation of age and height among male subjects were 19.660± 1.585 and 175.22 ± 6.008 cm; respectively, while for female subjects were 20.140 ± 1.738 and 160.14 ± 5.817 cm respectively. The various measurements such as Auricle width, Concha width were highly significant on comparing right and left side in male subjects. In female subjects, Auricle width and Base of auricle were highly significant on comparing right and left side. The data generated in the present study can be utilized in the diagnosis of congenital anomalies, ear reconstructive plastic surgeries, and particularly in ergonomic design of hearing aids and forensic applications of ear prints

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