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Keloid

A thick, irregular scar caused by excessive tissue growth at the site of an incision or wound.

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(Source: NIH - National Cancer Institute)

Terms to know

Incision
A cut made in the body to perform surgery....
Wounds
A break in the skin or other body tissues caused by injury or surgical incision (cut)....

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