COMPLEX AND CHALLENGING SCARS ALISON MCKENZIE NURSE SPECIALIST, PAEDIATRIC BURNS OUTREACH
Anna is a 4 year old girl who presented seven months post injury with extensive hypertrophic / keloid scars. She was a delayed presentation to our MDT as the injury and initial treatment took place in Romania, where she did not receive any primary surgery. Anna and her family were anxious about the appearance of the scars. Anna also had severe pruritus causing distress and further damage to her skin due to scratching.