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Background and purpose: hypertrophic scar is a lesion that is caused by excessive healing of the wound and leaves aesthetic and sometimes functional problems for affected patients and causes physical, mental and change in their quality of life. Nowadays, various methods including surgery It is used to treat these lesions, but due to frequent recurrence, the patient's problems persist.
Materials and methods: This prospective study was a randomized controlled trial on 40 patients with hypertrophic scars who were referred to the plastic surgery clinic of Waliasr Hospital in Imam Khomeini Hospital Complex (RA). It was done during the year 1402. The findings and results obtained in terms of the relationship between the control group and the study variables were analyzed with SPSS software version 16 and the significance level was considered to be less than 0.05.
Conclusion: Botulinum toxin type A injection in hypertrophic scar not as an independent method but along with other treatment methods such as surgery can be useful in controlling and improving the symptoms caused by scar.