J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 2021 01 20;74(1):48-64. Epub 2020 Sep 20.
Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery, Amsterdam UMC, Location VUMC, De Boelelaan 1117, 1081 HV Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Electronic address:
Background: Hypertrophic scarring and keloid can cause significant emotional and physical discomfort. Cosmetic appearance, functional limitations, pain and pruritus form a degree of impairment. While the etiology is not fully known, there is a wide array of treatment options, which include excision, radiation, cryotherapy, silicone gel sheeting, and intralesional injections. Read More