hypertrophic scarring

hypertrophic scarring

excessive overgrowth of dense collagen tissue, often red, pink, or purple in appearance, at the site of a healed skin defect. It resembles a keloid but is usually temporary, most often regresses without treatment, and remains confined to the site of injury. Also called hypertrophic cicatrization.

hypertrophic scarring

pronounced, raised or enlarged scars (see keloid)
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In conclusion, Er:YAG laser is a safe and effective modality for the treatment of post burn hypertrophic scarring.
Edward Tredget, an expert in the treatment of burn injuries and hypertrophic scarring.
Keloid formation and hypertrophic scarring are other sequelae of acne more commonly seen in the skin of colour population.
In the case of hypertrophic scarring, the mechanisms that account for the excessive production of collagen and fibrosis remain unknown.
Skin tape could be an effective modality for the prevention of hypertrophic scarring through its ability to eliminate scar tension.
2) hypertrophic scarring has the highest incidence related to surgery (40% to 70%) and around 90% following burns, with the most common sites being the shoulders, neck, knees and ankles.
In the follow-up, it was observed that hypertrophic scarring developed in the face of the patient due to this burn.
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