\hˌa͡ɪpətɹˈɒfɪk skˈɑːz], \hˌaɪpətɹˈɒfɪk skˈɑːz], \h_ˌaɪ_p_ə_t_ɹ_ˈɒ_f_ɪ_k s_k_ˈɑː_z]\
Definitions of HYPERTROPHIC SCARS
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An elevated scar, resembling a KELOID, but which does not spread into surrounding tissues. It is formed by enlargement and overgrowth of cicatricial tissue and regresses spontaneously.
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