Removal of the redundant skin with its adjacent soft tissues of the upper medial thigh region. Repositioning and tightening of the remaining tissues.
Skin slackness in the thigh region.
Vascular problems in the lower extremities.
SURGERY (rarely as out-patient)
The skin and sub cutis is removed with a crescent shaped resection from the inguinal fold to the infragluteal fold.
The remaining skin will be pulled taught and anchored in the inguinal ligaments. If the circumferential skin redundancy is important, an additional vertical resection may be necessary.
general or local anesthesia with twilight premedication.
from the infragluteal fold to the inguinal fold, sometimes
longitudinally at inner thigh.
POSSIBLE COMPLICATIONS, UNDESIRABLE RESULTS
Suture removal after some 2 weeks.
Resume professional activities after 2–3 weeks.