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Keloid MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Keloid
Tree Number(s)
A10.165.450.300.425
C17.300.200.425
C23.550.355.274.510
Unique ID
D007627
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007627
Annotation
do not confuse with CICATRIX, HYPERTROPHIC; follow text of author; ACNE KELOID is also available
Scope Note
A sharply elevated, irregularly shaped, progressively enlarging scar resulting from formation of excessive amounts of collagen in the dermis during connective tissue repair. It is differentiated from a hypertrophic scar (CICATRIX, HYPERTROPHIC) in that the former does not spread to surrounding tissues.
See Also
Cicatrix, Hypertrophic
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2008/07/08
Keloid Preferred
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