Scar revision is surgery to improve or reduce the appearance of scars. It also restores function, and corrects skin changes (disfigurement) caused by an injury, wound, or previous surgery.
Keloid revision; Hypertrophic scar revision; Scar repair; Z-plasty; Tissue expansion
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