Correction of Buttock Ptosis with Anchoring Deepithelialized Skin Flaps
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- Coban, Y.K., Uzel, M. & Celik, M. Aesth. Plast. Surg. (2004) 28: 116. doi:10.1007/s00266-004-3109-3
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A new technique for correction of a buttock ptosis resulting from a degloving injury is presented. With this technique, the deepithelialized crescent-like zone in lateral thigh redundancy anchored to gluteal fascia through three separate incisions as used for creation of a new gluteal crease. The patient’s satisfaction was good with long-term follow-up evaluation. Infragluteal fold reconstruction is achieved by reconstruction of the buttock’s sustaining apparel through deepithelialized skin flaps anchored to deep gluteal fascia.