Edward F. Guarino, MD
Board Certified Plastic Surgeon

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67 year old woman with thick keloid scar of abdomen.*

Procedure Details

This is a 67yr. old woman, who had emergency surgery of the abdomen. During the healing process patient developed a large thick, painful and tender keloid. During consultation, Dr. Guarino advised patient that the scar could be excised, following surgery patient will have 3 superficial radiation treatments. The radiation treatment tells the skin to stop forming scar tissue. The over development of scar tissue causes the scar to become raised, painful, and itchy, this is known as a keloid.


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