Recent Examples of keloid from the Web
Complications from piercings or tattoos are not common but may include severe infections, allergic reactions or keloids, a growth of extra scar tissue, Levine said.
Some of the consequences include potential for keloids and infections such as hepatitis and tetanus and long-term regret or discomfort revealing tattoos in professional settings.
Recently, Sensus received FDA clearance for its new SRT-100 Vision, and to use machines for treatment of keloids, or scars that can occur following surgery or an injury.
The FDA also lists granulomas (nodules that form around foreign material), keloids (excessive scarring), and removal problems as risks of permanent makeup.
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Origin and Etymology of keloid
First Known Use: 1854See Words from the same year
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