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Pathological Scars (Keloid and Hypertrophic Scars)

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Keloid and hypertrophic scars are united in a single section of this atlas because it is difficult to differentiate these scars in the early phases of their formation; at the same time, it is necessary to begin their treatment as soon as possible. Any long-lasting hyperemia in the wound area must be ­considered as a potential keloid, and treatment of such scars must be identical to that for keloids. In the course of further maturation of scars, differences between them become more distinct; therefore, the therapeutic approach shall also be modified because of these circumstances.

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Safonov, I. (2012). Pathological Scars (Keloid and Hypertrophic Scars). In: Atlas of Scar Treatment and Correction. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-29196-8_2

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