keloid scar


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keloid scar

Etymology: Gk, kelis, spot + eidos, form + eschara, scab
an overgrowth of tissue in a scar at the site of skin injury, particularly a wound or a surgical incision. The amount of tissue growth is in excess of that necessary to repair the wound and is partially caused by an accumulation of collagen at the site. Also called keloidal scar.
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Long-term outcome of intralesional injection of triamcinolone acetonide for the treatment of keloid scars in Asian patients.
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sup][6] In addition, silicone has been proposed as the main form of noninvasive treatment for hypertrophic and keloid scars and has demonstrated significant improvements in scar elasticity in patients prone to abnormal scarring.
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