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Keloid or hypertrophic scar? On knee, raised, wrinkly, slightly darker than skin, grew without noticing and stayed same size many years. No part hangs

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology

In brief: Easy to tell

A true keloid has little serrations on its edge, like the "crab claw" for which it is named.
These tend to get bigger over time. If it doesn't bother you, making the distinction is moot. If you want it off, the distinction might actually be important, and the outcome's uncertain in either case.

In brief: Easy to tell

A true keloid has little serrations on its edge, like the "crab claw" for which it is named.
These tend to get bigger over time. If it doesn't bother you, making the distinction is moot. If you want it off, the distinction might actually be important, and the outcome's uncertain in either case.
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