A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Scars, Keloids, and Anetodermas

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A type of fibrosing inflammation characterized clinically by lesions that at first are elevated and that do not extend beyond the exact site of injury and that in time tend to shrink, sometimes even becoming atrophic.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Keloids

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A fibrosing inflammatory process characterized by papular, plaque-like, nodular, and tumorous lesions that extend well beyond the exact site of injury and that in time tend to shrink somewhat, but never greatly.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Scars, Keloids, and Anetodermas

A type of fibrosing inflammation characterized clinically by lesions that at first are elevated and that do not extend beyond the exact site of injury and that in time tend to shrink, sometimes even becoming atrophic….

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Keloids

A fibrosing inflammatory process characterized by papular, plaque-like, nodular, and tumorous lesions that extend well beyond the exact site of injury and that in time tend to shrink somewhat, but never greatly….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Keloids and Hypertrophic Scars

A fibrosing inflammatory process characterized by papular, plaque-like, nodular, and tumorous lesions that extend well beyond the exact site of injury and that in time tend to shrink somewhat, but never greatly….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Keloids and Hypertrophic Scars: Treatment

…ntralesional corticosteroids remain the first-line therapy for keloids and hypertrophic scars. They may be effective in 50-100% of cases but may be associated with recurrence in up to half of cases. Treatment of keloids with intralesional corticoster…

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Keloids and Hypertrophic Scars: Key Points

…rk-skinned individuals had a 15-fold increased risk to develop keloids than light-skinned individuals. Whereas hypertrophic scars involute by 6 months after their formation, keloids persist and even extend beyond the original margins. Keloids not onl…

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Acne Keloidalis Nuchae: Overview

Dermatitis Papillaris Capillitii This disease primarily affects the nape of the neck of black men and is a form of follicular inflammation with excessive scarring which represents a keloidal reaction to prior or ongoing folliculitis. The strategy of…

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Keloids and Hypertrophic Scars: Clinical Cases

Clinical Cases Case 1 16-year-old healthy male Past medical history includes nodulocystic acne with scarring Presents for management of acne scarring Initial evaluation Healthy-appearing male Firm, raised, indurated papular and linear plaques…

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Keloids and Hypertrophic Scars: References

References Chike-Obi CJ, Cole PD, Brissett AE (2009) Keloids: pathogenesis, clinical features, and management, Semin Plast Surg, 23:178-184. Shin TM, Bordeaux JS (2012) The role of massage in scar management: a literature review, Derm Surgery, 38:41…

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Keloids and Hypertrophic Scars: Initial Evaluation

Initial Evaluation Hypertrophic scars Keloids Differential diagnosis Morphea Lichen sclerosus et atrophicus (note genital and extragenital locations) Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans…