Topical modalities for treatment and prevention of postsurgical hypertrophic scars.
There is no universally accepted treatment regimen and no evidence-based literature to guide management of hypertrophic scars. This article summarizes the existing literature regarding topical treatments such as silicone gel sheeting and ointment, onion extract, vitamin E, pressure garment therapy, massage therapy, and topical imiquimod 5% cream in the management of hypertrophic scars.
Department of Dermatology, University of Utah, 4A330 School of Medicine, 30 North 1900 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84132-2409, USA. firstname.lastname@example.org
SourceFacial plastic surgery clinics of North America 19:3 2011 Aug pg 551-7
Pub Type(s)Journal Article