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Disease Keloid

Name Keloid
Synonym Keloids
Definition A sharply elevated, irregularly shaped, progressively enlarging scar resulting from formation of excessive amounts of collagen in the dermis during connective tissue repair. It is differentiated from a hypertrophic scar (CICATRIX, HYPERTROPHIC) in that the former does not spread to surrounding tissues.
Categories Connective tissue disease | Pathology (process)
MeSH® ID D007627

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1. DiseasesSkin and Connective Tissue Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Connective Tissue Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Collagen Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Keloid Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesPathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Pathologic Processes Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Fibrosis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Cicatrix Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Keloid Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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Keloid Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Acne Keloid
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