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7) Hypertrophic scars may resolve spontaneously, can improve with surgical revision, and are less likely to recur.
Topical silicone gel sheeting has been used for more than 20 years to help reduce the size of hypertrophic scars and keloids.
Hypertrophic scars usually are pink in color and firm to the touch, and are limited to the borders of the original wound.
Assessment of the hypertrophic scars and keloids was done at the beginning, at the time of stopping the therapy and during the follow-up.
Hypertrophic scars and keloids may lead to significant morbidity as well as pruritus, pain, restriction of motion, or cosmetic disfigurement.
One popular approach uses sheets of silicone or similar material, which are applied to the scar and, over time, smooth and fade raised and discolored keloid and hypertrophic scars.
Scar formation after cutaneous trauma, surgical or otherwise, encompasses a broad spectrum, ranging from normal scars to hypertrophic scars to keloids.
There were more hypertrophic scars in the adhesive group (five vs.
Hypertrophic scars, for example, are confined within a wound's boundaries but appear to be elevated above the skin.
But by this time, many patients have formed hypertrophic scars and have significant decreases in range of motion.
Mast cell analyses in hypertrophic scars, treated with pressure and mature scars.