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Keloid: Introduction

Keloid: Hypertrophic scar formation that extends outside the margins of injury. See detailed information below for a list of 10 causes of Keloid, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Keloid:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Keloid. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Keloid: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Keloid, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Keloid Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Keloid may include:

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Stories from Users for Keloid

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Keloid: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Keloid may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to 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)

Detailed list of causes of Keloid

The list below shows some of the causes of Keloid mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Keloid?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Keloid. Of the 10 causes of Keloid that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 1 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 1 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 8 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Keloid:

The following list of conditions have 'Keloid' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Keloid Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Keloid based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

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    What are the alternative names for Keloid:

    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of Keloid:

    Medical Conditions associated with Keloid:

    Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Trauma-related symptoms (724 causes), Skin problems (3422 causes)

    Symptoms related to Keloid:

    Genetic and ethnic predisposition, Surgical incision, Pierced ear lobes, Burns, Chickenpox, Acne (65 causes), Folliculitis

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