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Question 16#Print Question

What is the difference between hypertrophic scars (HTS) and keloids?

a. Keloids are an overabundance of fibroplasia as a result of healing, hypertrophic scars are a failure of collagen remodeling
b. Hypertrophic scars often regress over time, whereas keloids rarely regress
c. Hypertrophic scars are more common in darker-pigmented ethnicities
d. Hypertrophic scars extend beyond the border of the original wound


Question 17#Print Question

The treatment of choice for keloids is:

a. Excision alone
b. Excision with adjuvant therapy ( eg, radiation)
c. Pressure treatment
d. Intralesional injection of steroids


Question 18#Print Question

What is FALSE about peritoneal adhesions?

a. Most peritoneal adhesions are a result of intra-abdominal surgery
b. Intra-abdominal adhesions are the most common cause of small bowel obstruction
c. Operations in the upper abdomen have a higher chance of causing adhesions that cause small bowel obstruction, especially involving the jejunum
d. Adhesions are a leading cause of secondary infertility in women


Question 19#Print Question

Which growth factor has been formulated and approved for treatment of diabetic foot ulcers? 

a. PDGF
b. IGF-1
c. IL-8
d. Keritinocyte growth factor
e. Laminin-5




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