Journal of Medical Cases, ISSN 1923-4155 print, 1923-4163 online, Open Access
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Case Report

Volume 5, Number 8, August 2014, pages 466-469

Challenging Diagnosis of a Rare Case of Spontaneous Keloid Scar


Figure 1.
Figure 1. Preauricular nodule over the left cheek with no history of trauma. Note the pinkish mark overlying the skin of the nodule that indicated the site of biopsy.
Figure 2.
Figure 2. The lesion was excised with 1 cm peripheral margin and down to the parotidomasseteric fascia.
Figure 3.
Figure 3. The preauricular defect was resurfaced with full thickness skin graft, taken from left supraclavicular region. The skin graft was secured with 5/0 vicryl suture and 3/0 silk as tie over bolus dressing.
Figure 4.
Figure 4. The formation of oval-shaped ring of keloid scar over the left preauricular region. The shape of the ring of keloid scar corresponded to the edge of the full thickness skin graft.