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Keloid: Introduction

Keloid: A raised scar caused by overproduction of collagen. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Keloid is available below.

Symptoms of Keloid

  • Raised
  • Dome shaped scar which extends beyond the injury
  • Red or dark in colour
  • Local irritation or pain
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Treatments for Keloid

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Causes of Keloid

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Definitions of Keloid:

A sharply elevated, irregularly shaped, progressively enlarging scar resulting from formation of excessive amounts of collagen in the dermis during connective tissue repair. It is differentiated from a hypertrophic scar (CICATRIX, HYPERTROPHIC) in that the former does not spread to surrounding tissues. - (Source - Diseases Database)

Raised pinkish scar tissue at the site of an injury; results from excessive tissue repair - (Source - WordNet 2.1)


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