Late Hypertrophic Scarring

12 Jun

According to this study what I had thought to be keloid scarring along the line of the flap insertion and on the underside of the Twins is actually late hypertrophic scarring.

Hypertrophic scars are really a lesser growth of scar tissue but the same general type as keloid scarring. Both are made up of extra keratin and an overgrowth of corded scar tissue.

There is a more in-depth article I wrote back in Sept. 2009 here.

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Posted by on June 12, 2010 in Uncategorized


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