• Keloid Glossary of Terms

Glossary of Terms
  • Sinus - a hollow or cavity in body or a cavity within a bone or any other tissue
  • Redundant - no longer needed or useful
  • Contracture - a permanent shortening or tightening of muscles or tendons or joints
  • Pendulous - hanging loosely
  • Disfigurement - having one's appearance harmed
  • Nodular - a small mass or lump
  • Profuse - plenty or abundant
  • Fibroma - a benign fibrous tumour of connective tissue
  • Collagen - protein present in the human body which gives the skin its strength and structure