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Scar Cosmesis Assessment and Rating Scale Kantor J. 2016 SCAR Scale

CLINICIAN QUESTIONS

* Scar spread
* Erythema
* Dyspigmentation (includes hyperpigmentation and hypopigmentation)
* Track marks or suture marks
* Hypertrophy/Atrophy
* Overall Impression

PATIENT QUESTIONS

* Have you been bothered by any itch from the scar in the past 24 hours?
* Have you been bothered by any pain from the scar in the past 24 hours?
Minimum Score for Best Possible Scar: 0
Maximum Score for Worst Possible Scar: 15

Kantor J. The SCAR Scale (Scar Cosmesis Assessment and Rating Scale): Development and validation of a new outcome measure for postoperative scar assessment. Br J Dermatol. 2016. PMID: 27292082

[With permission and review by Dr. Jonathan Kantor.]

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