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CASE REPORT
Year : 2017  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 127-129

Extensive donor site keloids in follicular unit extraction hair transplantation


Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Government Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh, India

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Shimona Garg
Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Government Medical College and Hospital, Sector 32-B, Chandigarh - 160 030
India
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DOI: 10.4103/ijt.ijt_54_17

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Hair transplantation, a generally regarded as a safe surgical modality for the treatment of androgenetic alopecia, is not without its potential risks and complications. A case of an extensive keloid formation at donor site following follicular unit extraction is discussed. Hair transplant surgeons should be aware of this significant potential complication, especially in patients having previous keloidal tendencies to avoid such disastrous outcomes.


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