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    Old 11-03-2011, 10:15 AM   #1
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    spine keloids

    My husband has keloids that have grown into is spinal cord from having several back surgeries. As they grew he lost his ability to walk and does have chronic back pain. I have read that they can treat keloids with steroids to help shrink them would this work for keloids that have formed around his spine?

     
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    Old 11-04-2011, 11:51 AM   #2
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    Re: spine keloids

    Where is he being treated in Boston? (I'm in CT and my doc is in Boston). I would think some very careful surgery to remove the excess tissue followed by aggressive treatment to try to stop keloid formation might help but then again, I don't know that much about internal keloids. You need someone who is tops of their field in both spine issues and plastic surgery issues. I'd be glad to recommend my spine doc if that would help.

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