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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

…ical scars rather than in posttraumatic scarring; supporting evidence is limited. Application of Vitamin E-containing oil to keloids is not supported by scientific evidence. Pitfalls Keloids tend to recur after excision, and can be very recalcitrant…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Keloids and Hypertrophic Scars: Key Points

…sk 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 only are disfiguring, but they also can be…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

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,…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

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

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Keloids and Hypertrophic Scars: Clinical Cases

…tion Healthy-appearing male Firm, raised, indurated papular and linear plaques noted across the jawline and chest Diagnosis: keloids (secondary to acne) Recommend intralesional triamcinolone (20 mg/cc) injections Follow-up in 4 weeks Four-week…

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Acne Keloidalis Nuchae: Treatment

…ction of triamcinolone into the scar may be required postoperatively. Pitfalls Avoid surgical procedures in persons who form keloids at other sites. Discontinuation of the topical benzoyl peroxide and/or oral antibiotics may lead to a reactivation…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Acne Keloidalis Nuchae: Key Points

…ithin areas of folliculitis has been suggested by patient cohort studies. Patients may or may not form hypertrophic scars or keloids at other sites. The strategy of therapy is to treat active folliculitis, if present, and to reduce hypertrophic hair…