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A keloid is a type of scar that can form where somebody has an injury. Keloids are tough and get larger over time, not going away. They can become as big as 30 centimeters long. They are shaped irregularly, rising high above the skin.
- "Keloids And Hypertrophic Scars". aocd.org. http://www.aocd.org/skin/dermatologic_diseases/keloids_and_hypert.html. Retrieved July 20, 2010.