Panniculectomy

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Understanding The surgical procedure where the pannus is removed is known as . Pannus is the excess skin that hangs down over the genitals or thighs. This occurs mostly after an individual with excessive obesity loss weight. This seams to be a problem when it comes to maintaining the good hygiene in the genital area. It also affects walking and other physical activities. LEARN MORE

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Understanding Panniculectomy

The surgical procedure where the pannus is removed is known as Panniculectomy. Pannus is the excess skin that hangs down over the genitals or thighs. This occurs mostly after an individual with excessive obesity loss weight. This seams to be a problem when it comes to maintaining the good hygiene in the genital area. It also affects walking and other physical activities.

 

Risks and Complications of Panniculectomy

Minor to serious problem might occur after a Panniculectomy. This includes:

-      Hematoma – bloods under the incisions will be observed. It occurs within few days after the surgery and id characterized by severe pain that doesn’t respond to the medications, swelling in the abdomen and excessive and growing bruises.

-      Leg swelling – it occurs with and without associated pain that may indicate a malfunction in terms of vein circulation in the legs of the patient. It is important to be aware that swelling on either or both legs is normal but It must be painless and mild. When painful swelling happens, a patient must consult to the doctor immediately.

-      Infection – increased temperature, drainage from the incisions and increased redness around the incisions are signs of infections.

 

-      Breathing problems and medical reactions 

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