Keloid - on the foot
A keloid is a type of exaggerated (hypertrophic) scar that usually appears following an injury or surgery. Keloids may expand beyond the margin of the scar, to affect normal skin.
Reviewed By: Gordon A. Starkebaum, MD, MACR, ABIM Board Certified in Rheumatology, Seattle, WA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.