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10-Control and periodic follow up of the evolution of the scar and the patient. 3-Manipulate the skin atraumatically with delicate instruments, fine suture threads and small diameter needles. 1-Avoid excessive movements which might cause a widening of the wound.

Publishing on IntechOpen allows authors to earn citations and find new collaborators, meaning more people see your work not only from your own field of study, but from other related fields too. Cover a keloid that is forming with a patch or adhesive bandage. Keloids usually are not harmful to your health, but they may affect how you look. Cryotherapy involves the scar being “frozen” off by a medication.

A biopsy is a procedure where a sample of tissue is taken for further analysis. Many medical problems are linked to excessive fibrosis, and a full discussion is outside the scope of this chapter. described an unusual variant of dermatofibroma characterized by keloid-type changes and termed it keloidal dermatofibroma. CareersOur team is growing all the time, so we’re always on the lookout for smart people who want to help us reshape the world of scientific publishing. We are a community of more than 103,000 authors and editors from 3,291 institutions spanning 160 countries, including Nobel Prize winners and some of the world’s most-cited researchers.

Medicine may be injected into the area or applied as a cream after the surgery. Our tremendous staff gives back to our community by coordinating free health screenings, educational programs, and food drives.

By 2050, more than 50% of the US population will have skin of color. Skin of color patients comprise the majority in California, New Mexico and Texas…and soon will be the majority in Arizona, Nevada, Georgia, New York and Florida. In that case, a biopsy will need to be taken by a specialist.

He repeated the previous treatment with the following order . It is a self-limited, chronic fungal infection of the skin endemic in rural regions in South America and Central America . May develop up to several years after minor injuries, persist usually for long periods of time, and do not regress spontaneously.