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Normotrophic Scars

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Normotrophic scars are the most “harmless” scars. The vast majority form as a result of an adequate reaction of the body to an injury. If the wound passes all stages of cicatrization without deviations, a normotrophic scar is formed. In time, such scars become level with the skin, assume a whitish color, become thin, and do not pose any physical discomfort to their bearers. Normally, they do not require correction except for aesthetic improvement of the scar appearance, its surface effacement, and acceleration of the color normalization process.

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  • Hyaluronic Acid
  • Hypertrophic Scar
  • Proliferation Stage
  • Fractional Laser
  • Alginate Fiber

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Safonov, I. (2012). Normotrophic Scars. In: Atlas of Scar Treatment and Correction. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-29196-8_3

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