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Introduction: Cheloid

Description of Cheloid

Cheloid: raised pinkish scar tissue at the site of an injury; results from excessive tissue repair.
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Cheloid: 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.
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Hierarchical classifications of Cheloid

The following list attempts to classify Cheloid into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • cicatrice,cicatrix,scar
  • symptom
  • evidence,grounds
  • information
  • cognition,knowledge,noesis
  • psychological feature

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