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Year : 2009  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 104-106

The efficacy of silicone gel for the treatment of hypertrophic scars and keloids


Department of Dermatology, Guru Gobind Singh Medical College, Faridkot, Punjab, India

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Neerja Puri
C/O Dr. Asha Puri, House No. 626, Urban Estate, Dugri Road, Ludhiana, Punjab
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DOI: 10.4103/0974-2077.58527

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Topical self drying silicone gel is a relatively recent treatment modality promoted as an alternative to topical silicone gel sheeting. Thirty patients with scars of different types including superficial scars, hypertrophic scars, and keloids were treated with silicon gel application. The results of the self-drying silicone gel have been satisfactory.


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