Keloid D007627

Description

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.   MeSH

Subtype Terms (1)

Acne Keloid
1 approved drug


Phase 1 Indicated Drugs (3)

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