• References

    Scar revision. American Society of Plastic Surgeons website. Available at: Accessed May 22, 2014.

    Conejo-Mir JS, Corbi R, et al. Carbon dioxide laser ablation associated with interferon alfa-2b injections reduces the recurrence of keloids.
    J Am Acad Dermatol.1998; 39:1039.

    Keloid. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: Updated December 3, 2013. Accessed May 22, 2014.

    Malaker K, Vijayraghavan K, et al. Retrospective analysis of treatment of unresectable keloids with primary radiation over 25 years.
    Clin Oncol. 2004;16:290.

    5/22/2014 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance Shaffer JJ, Taylor SC, et al. Keloidal scars: A review with a critical look at therapeutic options.
    J Am Acad Dermatol. 2002;46:S63-S97.

    Manca G, Pandolfi P, et al. Treatment of keloids and hypertrophic scars with bleomycin and electroporation. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013;132(4):621e-630e.

    O'Brien L, Jones DJ. Silicone gel sheeting for preventing and treating hypertrophic and keloid scars.
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2013;9:CD003826.

  • Resources

    American Academy of Dermatology

    American Society of Plastic Surgeons

  • Canadian Resources

    Canadian Dermatology Association

    Health Canada