No Keloids Cannot Become Cancerous
A keloid is due to an over-enthusiastic response to injury. It is benign overgrowth of fibrous tissue leaping over the boundaries of normal healing.
Occasionally, there can be a misdiagnosis. What is thought to be a keloid may in fact be a malignancy such as a dermatofibroma protuberans ( DFSP), a sclerotic basal cell carcinoma, or a malignancy developing from a scar, especially one that has been irradiated. However, a keloid itself, though sometimes...