Is your ear lobe creased?

Dr. Weeks Comment:    Forget your Ps and Qs…   mind your ears!

(Are yours creased?)


Ear lobe crease and coronary artery disease:: 1,000 Patients and review of the literature

WJ Elliott – The American journal of medicine, 1983 – Elsevier
21. Christiansen JS, Mathiesen B, Andersen AR, Calberg H: Di- agonal ear-lobe crease in
coronary heart disease (letter). N EngIJ Med 1975; 293: 308-309. 22. Rhoads GG, Yano K:
Ear-lobe crease and coronary-artery heart disease (letter). Ann Intern Med 1977; 87: 245. 33.

Ear lobe creases and heart disease.

C Doering, C Ruhsenberger, DS … – Journal of the American …, 1977 –
1. J Am Geriatr Soc. 1977 Apr;25(4):183-5. Ear lobe creases and heart disease.
Doering C, Ruhsenberger C, Phillips DS. In 50 patients with coronary heart disease
(CHD) and 38 controls, comparative data on age, sex, serum

Diagonal earlobe crease as a marker of the presence and extent of coronary atherosclerosis

B Tranchesi Jr, V Barbosa, CP de Albuquerque, … – The American journal of …, 1992 – Elsevier
4. Kaukola S. The diagonal ear-lobe crease, a physical sign associated with coronary heart
disease. Acta Med Scand 1978;619:1-49. 9. Gutiu I, El Rifa C, Mallozi M. Relation between
diagonal ear lobe crease and ischemic chronic heart disease and the factors of coronary risk.

Earlobe crease and coronary heart disease in Japanese

N Toyosaki, M Tsuchiya, T Hashimoto, K Kawasaki, A … – Heart and vessels, 1986 – Springer
Summary. To evaluate whether a significant statisti- cal correlation exists between earlobe crease
(EC) and coronary heart disease (CHD), 1000 Japanese adult patients (573 males, 427
females) were examined for the presence or absence of EC, clinical or angio- graphic

Diagonal ear-lobe crease and coronary artery sclerosis E LICHSTEIN, I CHAPMAN, PK GUPTA, … – Annals of Internal …, 1976 – Am Coll Physicians
WE PREVIOUSLY REPORTED our observations concerning the relation of a diagonal ear-lobe
crease and coronary heart disease (1, 2). In our present study we further examine this relation
by comparing the status of the crease with the degree of sclerosis and the degree of

Ear-lobe crease and coronary-artery heart disease [PDF]GG RHOADS, K YANO – Annals of Internal Medicine, 1977 – Am Coll Physicians
Letters submitted for publication must be typed double-spaced. Text length must not exceed
500 words, and no more than five references may be used. Complete references must be
furnished, as specified in “Information for Authors” (page 1-6). Specific permission to

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *