An area of irregular fibrous tissue formed at the site of a scar or injury.
- Other non-life threatening complications include pain, keloids, dermoid cysts, introital and vaginal stenosis, neuromas, painful intercourse, and increased infertility rates.
- These complications included keloids, wound dehiscence, incisional hernias, and chronic abscesses at the wound site.
- Clinically, the lesions are papular and may be mistaken for keloids.
Mid 19th century: via French from Greek khēlē 'crab's claw' + -oid.
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