Removal of the redundant skin with its adjacent soft tissues along the upper arm.
Skin slackness in the upper arm region.
History of bad scarring.
SURGERY (usually as out-patient)
Elimination of the circumferential cutaneous redundancy through a longitudinal, full thickness skin resection between armpit and elbow.
general or local anesthesia with twilight premedication.
longitudinally between armpit and elbow.
POSSIBLE COMPLICATIONS, UNDESIRABLE RESULTS
Suture removal after some 2 weeks.
Resume professional activities after 1–2 weeks.