Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Skin Keloid Symptoms

Symptoms of keloids include:

  • Abnormal scar forms when the skin is injured:
    • Scar is larger than normal
    • Scar tissue is raised and firm
  • Scar may be lighter or darker than the surrounding skin
  • Mild scar tenderness
  • Mild scar itching

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Last Updated: Mar 24, 2009 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Skin Keloid References
  1. Kelly AP. Medical and surgical therapies for keloids. Dermatol Ther. 2004;17(2):212-8. [15113289]
  2. Urioste SS, Arndt KA, Dover JS. Keloids and hypertrophic scars: review and treatment strategies. Semin Cutan Med Surg. 1999 Jun;18(2):159-71. [10385284]
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