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Keloid, on the foot

Keloid, on the foot

A keloid is a type of exaggerated (hypertrophic) scar that usually appears following an injury or surgery. Keloids may expand beyond the margin of the scar, to affect normal skin.






Review Date: 1/24/2013
Reviewed By: Harvey Simon, MD, Editor-in-Chief, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Physician, Massachusetts General Hospital.
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