Keloid and hypertrophic scar treatment modalities: An update

L. K. Branski, H. O. Rennekampff, P. M. Vogt

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Over the past two decades the treatment of hypertrophic scars and keloids has seen substantial changes due to the evolution of current and establishment of new conservative and surgical methods. This review gives an overview of the current research with respect to the multifactorial etiology and pathophysiology of keloids and hypertrophic scars, discusses conservative surgical treatment options and provides an outlook on novel treatment strategies.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)831-846
Number of pages16
Issue number9
StatePublished - Sep 2012
Externally publishedYes


  • Differential diagnosis
  • Etiology
  • Hypertrophic scars
  • Keloid
  • Therapy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery


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