Keloid Scars

keloid-scars

What is keloid?

Keloids are larger and more pronounced than regular scars. They can be painful or itchy, and may also pucker. They extend beyond the edges of an original wound or incision. A keloid scar is sometimes confused with a hypertrophic scar. However, keloid usually grows beyond the borders of the original wound whereas in a hypertrophic scar the tissue stays within the wound border. Continue reading