Ice-Pick Scar

A term referring the often multiple deep punched-out scars that are typical residua of acne vulgaris, which may partially respond to dermabrasion
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12,32) The ice-pick scars were the most common type of post-acne scars.
It was also seen that in dermaroller group, good response was seen in rolling and boxcar scars whereas in the TCA CROSS group, good response was seen in the patients with ice-pick scars.
Repeated CROSS application can normalize deep rolling and boxcar scars, and a similar result can be achieved for deep ice-pick scars with higher TCA concentrations of up to 100%.
Rolling scars which give the skin a wave-like appearance and ice-pick scars that are usually small, with somewhat jagged edges and steep sides--like wounds from an ice pick.
Ice-pick scars, also known as pitted scars, appear as round, deep depressions culminating in a pinpoint base; in cross-section, they are shaped like a 'v.