Hypertrophic scar; Keloid scar; Scar - hypertrophic
- Flesh-colored, red, or pink
- Located over the site of a wound or injury
- Lumpy (nodular) or ridged
The lesion may itch while it is forming and growing.
Signs and tests
Diagnosis is based on the appearance of the skin or scar. A
Review Date: 10/05/2010
Reviewed By: Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, University of Washington, School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.