KELOID- A CASE REPORT AND REVIEW ON UN-AESTHETIC FORM OF WOUND HEALING
Vijayendranath Nayak*, Raghavendra Kini, Prasanna Kumar Rao, Manjunath Rai, Nandesh Shetty, Jaydip Vora and Ganesh Krishna
Keloids are overgrowth of soft tissue which are smooth, hard, benign growths that form when scar tissue grows excessively. Usually appear as nodules, pruritic nature. Keloids generally do not regress spontaneously. These often occur on the chest, shoulders, upper back and earlobes. Keloids harmless to health but they can create cosmetic concerns. The purpose of this paper is to discuss the reported case with the pathophysiology of the same.
Keywords: Keloid, Scar, Benign, Nodule.
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