A 47-year-old woman presented with a 6-month history of fever, redness and pain in her ears and nose, and hoarseness of voice. She had redness and thickening of both ears (Figure A, solid arrow) with sparing of the lobule (hollow arrow), and a collapsed nasal bridge (Figure B). A computed tomography neck scan revealed destruction of the thyroid cartilage (Figure C). Antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies were negative, ruling out Wegener’s granulomatosis.
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