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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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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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