With the increase in restrictive gastroplasty performed for weight reduction, a growing number of patients displaying massive weight loss have been seeking treatment by means of plastic surgery for social acceptance. One of their major complaints is laxity at the thighs. In this study, a technical option of crural dermolipectomy with medioanterior extension is presented. Seven patients underwent the proposed surgical procedure. High satisfaction levels and few complications were observed.
Keywords: Lipodystrophy, surgery. Lipectomy, methods. Thigh, surgery