4 Types of Skin Scars

Yatin Suleha    •    02 Juni 2017 23:27 WIB
4 Types of Skin Scars
Illustration (Photo: Antara/Eric Ireng)

Metrotvnews.com, Jakarta: There are several types of scars. They have various kinds of effects.

1. Keloid 
It is caused by aggresive skin healing process. The new skin grows beyond the wounded area. 

2. Contracture
It is caused by burn injury. The scar sometimes affects body movement.

3. Atrophy
It is caused by damaged skin collagen tissue. The condition usually appears after chicken pox.

4. Stretch marks
They are caused by dermis detachment. The problem mostly emerges after giving birth.