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ear keloids, skin grafting, ESCAPE model



  1. Masoodi, Zulqarnain MCh-Std
  2. Ahmad, Imran MCh
  3. Khurram, M. Fahud MCh
  4. Haq, Ansarul MCh-Std


ABSTRACT: The authors treated 24 giant auricular keloids (mean size, 11 cm2) from January 2008 to July 2012 using a novel protocol consisting of complete excision, skin grafting, a 1-time intraoperative injection of triamcinolone, immediate radiotherapy, and sustained pressure therapy. At 1 year, the success rate was 87.5%.