Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry

Screw-loaded compression device for auricular keloid


      Pressure therapy is widely used in the management of keloid mass and for preventing postexcision recurrence of earlobe keloid. Although various types of compression devices are available, the pressure applied by these devices is uncontrolled and associated with the risk of pressure necrosis. This article presents a novel design for a compression device with threaded connectors to control the amount and direction of the pressure applied on the keloid mass.
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