Primary Ear Keloid

Treatment of Ear Keloid - Durable Results of Cryotherapy

This patient presented at in June 2013 for treatment of her ear keloid. Prior steroid injections were not effective. We chose to use cryotherapy as the primary mode of treatment for this keloid. Video below depicts how cryotherapy was applied to this keloid. The image below, a follow up image taken on June 24, 2014, depicts the durability of result that was achieved with cryotherapy in treating this keloid.

Primary Ear Keloid - never treated with surgery

Primary Ear Keloid - never treated with surgery. Treatment Result With Cryotherapy

Ear Keloid Treated with Cryotherapy

Ear Keloid Treated with Cryotherapy - without surgery

Ear Keloid Treatment Result

Ear Keloid Treatment Result with cryotherapy only

This case represents the efficacy of cryotherapy in treating keloids, as well as the durability of this method of keloid treatment. Please keep in mind that treatment of keloids, including the ear keloid depicted here is complex, requiring other modes of therapy, including injections.