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Cutaneous lesions of the external ear

  • Michael Sand1Email author,
  • Daniel Sand2,
  • Dominik Brors3,
  • Peter Altmeyer4,
  • Benno Mann1 and
  • Falk G Bechara4
Head & Face Medicine20084:2

Received: 27 September 2007

Accepted: 08 February 2008

Published: 08 February 2008

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Original Submission
27 Sep 2007 Submitted Original manuscript
4 Jan 2008 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Rainer Laskawi
4 Feb 2008 Author responded Author comments - Michael Sand
Resubmission - Version 2
4 Feb 2008 Submitted Manuscript version 2
8 Feb 2008 Editorially accepted
8 Feb 2008 Article published 10.1186/1746-160X-4-2

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of General and Visceral Surgery, Augusta Kranken Anstalt, Academic Teaching Hospital of the Ruhr-University Bochum
Department of Physiological Science, University of California Los Angeles (UCLA)
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Ruhr-University Bochum
Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Ruhr-University Bochum