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Is there any way to get keloids just from a specific skin trauma?

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Dr. Paul Vitenas
Cosmetic Surgery 39 years experience
Keloids & trauma: In those prone to keloid formation, a minor trauma can precipitate keloid formation.
Dr. Barry Press
Plastic Surgery 44 years experience
Yes: Keloids are an exuberant scarring response that is a characteristic of the person who develops them. They can develop from any kind of skin injury.

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Last updated Sep 28, 2016

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