Keloids are benign dermal fibro-proliferative skin lesions resulting from trauma. They sometimes occur spontaneously. The pathogenesis of keloid scarring is not well understood, although several etiological and possible predisposing factors have been proposed. Keloids have preferred locations, plantar keloids are very rare. A rare case of plantar keloid is presented as well as the clinical and histological characteristics and possible treatment options.

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Keywords Cheloides, Keloid, Plantar keloid, Scar tissue
Persistent URL hdl.handle.net/1765/122718
Journal Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Dermatologie en Venereologie
Citation
Koekelkoren, F.H.J. (Fabiënne H. J.), Mponda, K. (K.), Cappuyns, L. (L.), Damman, J, & van Hees, C.L.M. (2019). Een man op hakken. Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Dermatologie en Venereologie, 29(9), 28–31. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/1765/122718