Definition of Keloid. Meaning of Keloid. Synonyms of Keloid

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Definition of Keloid

Keloid
Keloid Ke"loid, a. [Gr. ? tumor + -oid.] (Med.) Applied to a variety of tumor forming hard, flat, irregular excrescences upon the skin. -- n. A keloid tumor.
Keloid
Keloid Ke"loid, n. A keloid tumor.

Meaning of Keloid from wikipedia

- Keloid, also known as keloid disorder and keloidal scar, is the formation of a type of scar which, depending on its maturity, is composed mainly of either...
- distinguished from keloid scars by their lack of growth outside the original wound area, but this commonly taught distinction can lead to confusion. Keloid scars can...
- "folliculitis keloidalis", "folliculitis keloidis nuchae", and "nuchal keloid acne") is a destructive scarring folliculitis that occurs almost exclusively...
- incident. They are both transported to the nearby Keloid Clinic for Plastic Surgery, where head doctor Dan Keloid decides to perform a radical new procedure...
- gives rise to a raised scar, but not to the degree observed with keloids. Like keloids, they form most often at the sites of pimples, body piercings, cuts...
- administered via intralesional injection in the treatment of hypertrophic and keloid scars. Uncommonly, intramuscular injection of triamcinolone acetonide may...
- taken in Hiroshima in March 1946 showing survivors with severe burns and keloid scars. Survivors were asked to stand in the orientation they were in at...
- described for keloids due to an incomplete understanding of the pathogenesis of its formation. Even if it is surgically removed, keloid recurrence rate...
- highly publicized journey to get reconstructive surgery in the US in 1955. Keloid scars from their burns marred their faces and many of their hand burns healed...
- cosmetic purposes only. The complications of the surgery, though rare, are keloid formation, hematoma formation, infection and asymmetry between the ears...
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