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Keloid Fibrosarcoma

Keloid Fibrosarcoma Regression

31 year old African American female with a history of a chest keloid previously excised 3 times between the 2002 and 2003 without radiation treatment. Keloid recurred all three times. At the time of first telephone consult on October 14, 2010, a picture of the keloid was sent (below)

On November 9, 2010, the day of surgery, keloid changed dramatically displaying a deep red bulbous mass at the midsternal level. (pictured below)

Complete wide excision with negative margins, revealed an Adult Fibrosarcoma grade 2 arising from a scar. The patient was also treated with post-operative radiotherapy.

Skin Keloid Tests and Exams

Keloid diagnosis is made on the basis of physical examination of the scar and surrounding skin. Obtaining a skin biopsy may be necessary to confirm the diagnosis and reject a possibility of other skin growths such as tumors. A keloid should be examined by a physician or a surgeon to decide upon the optimal course of treatment.

Keloid Treatment 
Before and After Pictures of Keloid Removals Performed by Dr. Slupchynskyj 
Frequently Asked Questions about Keloids


The Aesthetic Institute of New York and New Jersey is a Facial Cosmetic Surgery Center dedicated to offering the latest and most innovative procedures in Facial Cosmetic Surgery.

The Aesthetic Institute of New York and New Jersey also provides educational material, lectures and online videos on Facial Cosmetic Surgery. We invite you to email us or call us for more information on the procedures we perform or information on our upcoming educational events.

Dr. Oleh Slupchynskyj is Double Board Certified in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and in Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery. He is also a clinical instructor of Facial Plastic Surgery at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary; St. Vincent's Hospital has affiliations with St. Barnabas Hospital in NJ. An independent health consumer council recently voted him one of America's Top Surgeons. Learn more about Dr. Slupchynskyj.

 
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