Effects of Imiquimod 5% Cream in the Prevention of Excised Keloid Recurrence

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Jennifer Frias
Raquel Vargas
Erika Paez
Marina Chopite
Oscar Reyes
Natalia Soucre
Nicole Swenson
Brian Berman


Keloid, recurrence, excision, imiquimod




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