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Several genetics questions on NBME20 appear to be trying to throw us off by changing the descriptions of inheritance, leaving us to assume incomplete penetrance, smh.
Lol, never mind I realize, it's a scar and that's type III collagen!
It is also the disulfide bonds that add to tensile strength of collagen, while the inter-chain fibril cross-linking that leads to elastins elasticity FA2020 pg: 51&52
I think the Q emphasized postoperatiive. Maybe the production of elastin does not increase much comparing to collagen.
i think they would refer to elastin in cases of arteriolar compliance