A 46-year-old member asked:
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scar tissue is a variety of what?

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Dr. Marguerite Barnett
41 years experience Plastic Surgery
Unclear: I'm not sure what your question is. Scar tissue is a an area of fibrous tissue where there has been an injury. It has the same building blocks as normal tissue but they are arranged in such a way that they are usually stiffer. There can be increased blood flow in the area with redness or an increase in pigment.
Answered on Nov 16, 2013

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