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Image Number 891 (Keloid)


Diagnosis: Keloid

Site: Chest

Sex: F

Age: 18

Type: Clinical

Description: firm lesion

Submitted by: Ebtisam Elghblawi

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Differential Diagnosis

History: A 18 years old girl presented to me with three months history of keloid on her anterior chest region. No history of previous trauma. A keloid is type of hpertrophic scar with type 1 and 3 collagen which causes overgrowth of tissue at site of healed skin injury. Its firm lesion can vary from pink to flesh coloured. It can expand into claw like growths.

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