Your Hysterectomy 

Scar Calculation

Type of Scar

Estimated Likelihood*

Hypertrophic

discolored, moderately raised and thick scars 

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Keloid

discolored, very raised and thick scars that can extend far wider than the wound itself; often itchy and painful

Estimated likelihood:*

Wide-Spread

flat, pale, significantly stretched scars; can appear depressed and glossy

Estimated likelihood:*

Normal

desirable, flat and thin scars; the least conspicuous type of scars

Estimated likelihood:*

*estimates average expected outcomes for individuals with your risk factors and protective factors