It is necessary to differentiate between hypertrophic and keloid scar. The first is a raised scar, due to overgrowth of scar tissue, which does not spread to surrounding tissue. Keloid is an irregular, abruptly growing scar resulting from the formation of excessive amounts of collagen in the dermis during connective tissue repair. Hypertrophic scar formation is more common in fair-skinned people and tends to occur after surgery and burn injuries, while keloid scar formation is more common in darker-skinned people and occurs after injury. trivial such as insect bites, earring, and vaccination.
There are different therapeutic options (cryotherapy, surgery, infiltrations with various drugs, laser …). The choice will depend on the number, location and size of the lesion, on the availability and preferences of the patient.