What Is a Keloid Scar? - Definition, Causes & Removal


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What is the most accurate definition of a keloid?

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1. What are the most common causes of keloid formation?

2. What people groups are at higher risk for keloids?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet will gauge your understanding of how a keloid scar is formed and the different methods for removal. Topics you will be quizzed on include common causes and high risk groups.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to test your knowledge of:

  • The definition of a keloid
  • Treatment options for keloids
  • Characteristics of a keloid scar
  • Which groups are at high risk for keloids
  • The common causes

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Information recall: access the knowledge you've gained regarding what a keloid scar is, common causes and removal methods
  • Reading comprehension: ensure that you draw the most important information from the related keloid scar lesson
  • Critical thinking: apply relevant concepts to examine information about high risk groups
  • Knowledge application: use your knowledge to answer questions about the formation of keloid scars and their appearance

Additional Learning

To learn more about keloids, review the accompanying lesson on What is a Keloid Scar? Definition, Causes & Removal. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Defines keloid scar
  • Shows examples of this type of scar
  • Details causes of a keloid
  • Provides treatment options for keloid scars