Excision with Radiotherapy

Compare To Other Treatments

What Is It?

First, a raised scar is surgically removed. Then, to prevent recurrence of the scar, radiotherapy is used hours or days following the surgery.

Even though excision + radiotherapy treatment completely removes the scar(s), in some cases, scar(s) may grow back after the treatment.

Non-recurrence rate

Strength of Evidence
Permanently reduces the scarring in 80% of cases
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Side Effects

High side effects and adverse reactions


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