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Treatment of Ear Keloid with Enucleation Report of A Case and Review of the Literature
Chih-Sheng Lai, Hung-Wen Kuo, Po-Han Huang
Dermatol Sinica 22 : 124-128, 2004

Treatment of ear keloid is still a challenging problem. There is no consensus in treating keloid scars of the ear. Different treatment strategies have met various recurrence rate and side effects. Excision alone has been proven with high recurrence rate and possible larger keloidal formation. However, newly designed surgical technique may achieve better result. Herein we presented a case of ear keloid treated with a modified surgical technique called "enucleation" and used keloid skin as local flap. The literature about the treatment strategies of ear keloid were reviewed.

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