Dr. Sandeep Dawre
MBBS., MS ( GENERAL SURGERY )., MCH ( PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY
Cosmetology, General Surgery, Plastic Surgery – Reconstructive And Cosmetic
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Your son has a post-burn hypertrophic scar over the submandibular region.
Post-burn hypertrophic scar.Treatment plan:
It is better not to do any surgery now for the scar as if the surgery is done, there will be a risk of hypertrophic scar again. This scar will improve over the period. Scar revision can be done later if wanted when the patient is a little grown-up.Preventive measures:
To improve scar, the following can be done.
Scar massage, silicone gel to be applied twice a day, pressure garment if possible to reduce the chance of hypertrophic scarring.