Repair process of skin and/or subcutaneous tissue following injury.
Striae distensae (also known as stretch marks of pregnancy).
Depends on etiology.
May develop into hypertrophic scar or keloid.
They are persistent.
Comment / Explanation
Scars can be atrophic or hypertrophic.
Keloid is a scar, which proliferates beyond the bounds of the initial injury.
Spontaneous keloids develop without trauma.
Sclerosis is the result of spontaneous connective tissue proliferation (as in scleroderma).
Mucosa: Synechia or symblepharon.
Mutilation in dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa.
Healed venous leg ulcers.
Dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa.
Final result after wound healing or deep cutaneous inflammation.