Author | Robert L. Soley, MD

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Case 5: Multiple Keloids in Pierced Ear

December 31, 2006

A 23-year-old woman presented with medial and lateralpruritic keloids on her right earlobe, which had beenpierced several years earlier. These lesions began to developduring the patient’s pregnancy 2 years earlier.Keloids also were noted on the presternal region. Thepatient reported that these had begun as pimples thatspontaneously enlarged.

Delayed Development of Keloid in Pierced Ear

September 14, 2005

Twelve years after having her ear pierced, a 58-year-old woman presented with a keloid on the right lobe's medial surface.

Multiple Keloids in Pierced Ear

September 14, 2005

A 23-year-old woman presented with medial and lateral pruritic keloids on her right earlobe, which had been pierced several years earlier.