Skin scars vary from a fine line which is the best outcome that surgery can achieve to a variety of abnormal scars. Scarring can cause physical, cosmetic and psychosocial consequences producing significant emotional and financial costs to the patient, physician and the health-care system. This article reviews the spectrum of abnormal scar types, and offers advice on assessment and treatment with current and potential future therapies.
|Number of pages
|British journal of hospital medicine
|Published - Oct 2006
- etiology: Cicatrix
- Laser Therapy
- therapeutic use: Silicone Gels
- therapeutic use: Steroids