Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

, Volume 28, Issue 2, pp 116–119

Correction of Buttock Ptosis with Anchoring Deepithelialized Skin Flaps



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.


Buttock ptosis Deepithelialized skin flaps 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, School of MedicineSutcuimam UniversityKahramanmarasTurkey
  2. 2.Department of Orthopaedics School of MedicineSutcuimam UniversityKahramanmarasTurkey
  3. 3.Department of Family MedicineSutcuimam UniversityKahramanmarasTurkey

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