SAN DIEGO -- The future of hypertrophic and keloidal scar
treatment will involve earlier intervention with new and existing technologies--even at the genesis of scar formation, said Dr.
Geisse treated the patient for a keloidal scar
that extended down to his abdominal wall.
5-cm diameter, dusky-red, nontender, plaque-like lesion surrounded by keloidal scar
tissue on the posterior aspect of her right upper arm (Figure 1).
The article also includes clinical pearls for treating acne and post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation, questions to ask when taking an acne scar history, an atrophic acne scar risk-assessment tool, clinical pearls for preventing atrophic acne scars, interventions for treating facial atrophic acne scars, clinical pearls for preventing and managing hyper-trophic or keloidal scars
, and clinical pearls regarding acne in women.
1 cc injected into each lesion every 2 to 3 weeks for 3 to 6 injections can reduce inflammation and pruritus and reduce the thickness of keloidal scars
I have two huge keloidal scars
on my right wrist below the thumb that resulted from an accident when I was in fifth grade.
Ache can also be associated with keloidal scars
in skin of color, with ache lesions often transforming almost imperceptibly into keloids.
are seen more often in skin of color and are frequently located on the jaw-line, chest, and back areas (see Figure 1) (Taylor et al.
ReJuveness can also prevent the formation of hypertrophic and keloidal scars