Facial Plastic Surgery Controversies: Keloids

Derek O Boahene, Anthony E. Brissett, Lamont R. Jones

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Abstract

There are more than 11 million people in the world affected with keloids. Nevertheless, there is a lack of agreement in keloid management. Moreover, keloid research has left gaps in the understanding of its pathogenesis. Six questions are answered by 3 clinical scientists in an attempt to address common keloid controversies.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)105-112
Number of pages8
JournalFacial Plastic Surgery Clinics of North America
Volume26
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1 2018

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Keywords

  • Fibroproliferative tumor
  • Keloid
  • Keloid prophylaxis
  • Keloid risk factors
  • Keloid treatment

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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