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Revista Científica Ciencia Médica

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TAMAYO CARBON, Alicia María; SINANI DIAZ, Williams Reynaldo  y  GARCIA TORRES, Diego Darío. FUNCTIONAL ABDOMINAL DERMOLIPECTOMY IN PATIENT WITH HIGH SURGICAL RISK. Rev Cient Cienc Méd [online]. 2019, vol.22, n.1, pp. 43-47. ISSN 2077-3323.

Morbid obesity appears as final stage of obesity. It is a chronic disease of multifactorial origin characterized by excessive accumulation of fat or hypertrophy of adipose tissue, causing hygienic problems, functional disability, affecting the quality of life. It is presented a male patient of 66 years oíd, with severe hanging panniculus adipose, reaching both knees with skin involvement, functional limitation, dependent mobilization and disability to perform daily activities, is a patient with high risk and severe abdominal lipodystrophy. Functional Abdominal Dermolipectomy was performed with resection of 20 kg of dermo-fat tissue. There were no complications and his social reincorporation was achieved. Functional Abdominal Dermolipectomy is the only option for treatment of patients with a pendulum belly. By applying adequate perioperative care, the number of complications is reduced and socially reintegrated into a handicapped patient who, due to the enormous abdominal skirt, was limited for many years.

Palabras clave : Functional dermolipectomy; obesity; abdominal lipodystrophy.

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