Limberg flap coverage for axillary defects resulting from excision of hidradenitis suppurativa

Hidradenitis suppurativa Research

Author(s): O’Brien J, Wysocki J, Anastasi G

After excision of the apocrine gland containing tissue, we advocate wound closure with a Limberg flap. Our results to date suggest that this approach, which combines definitive treatment with surgical economy, warrants an aggressive attitude toward even early cases of axillary “apocrinitis”.

Dermatology Journal and/or Publisher

Journal Name: Plastic and reconstructive surgery
Journal Abbreviation: Plast. Reconstr. Surg.
Journal Date Published: 1976-10-29

National Center for Biotechnology Information

PMID: 785503
Article Source:
Lasted Revision: 2015-06-24

Abstract Source: National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine Abstract Query for Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS).


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