Keloid is mainly composed of collagen and causes a type of scar on the skin which is slightly pink. Keloid extends beyond the margins of the injury and stable without any tendency to subside they look like fibrous nodules or rubbery lesions and are firm. Keloids are often symptomatic, and complaints arise because of tenderness, pain, and numbness particularly in the early stage of development.

Causes:

Associated with skin injuries and therefore can be caused by the following:-

  1. Chickenpox scar
  2. Body piercing
  3. Acne
  4. Tattoos
  5. Burns
  6. Hereditary factors
  7. Surgical cuts
  8. Insect bite

Treatment

We at singhania skin clinic offers you a variety of treatment methods including intralesional steroid therapy, surgical correction, cryotherapy, compression therapy and various types of topical treatments.

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