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Are keloids hereditary?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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In brief: Not really

Folks of African descent tend to form keloids more readily than other folks, but it's famously unpredictable.
Why one individual gets them and another doesn't, and why one injury forms keloids and the next doesn't are minor mysteries of medicine.

In brief: Not really

Folks of African descent tend to form keloids more readily than other folks, but it's famously unpredictable.
Why one individual gets them and another doesn't, and why one injury forms keloids and the next doesn't are minor mysteries of medicine.
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