Cicatriz queloide

Son crecimientos exagerados de tejido cicatricial en el sitio de una lesión de piel que ha sanado. A menudo tiene un aspecto grueso y rugoso que simula un tumor. Los queloides pueden reducir de tamaño a través de la aplicación de frío (crioterapia), presión externa, inyecciones de corticosteroides, tratamientos con láser, radiación, o extirpación quirúrgica.

Cicatriz queloide

Revision

Last reviewed 5/15/2013 by David A. Lickstein, MD, FACS, specializing in cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery, Palm Beach Gardens, FL. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Bethanne Black, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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