Treatment of axillary hidradenitis with transposition flaps: a 6-year experience

Hidradenitis suppurativa Research


Author(s): Varkarakis G, Daniels J, Coker K, Oswald T, Akdemir O, Lineaweaver WC

In our series, 15 patients underwent 21 procedures for wide resection of axillary hidradenitis with coverage by posteriorly based Limberg transposition flaps. Twenty flaps (95%) healed without axillary contracture. One failed flap required skin graft coverage. Transposition flap coverage in these patients was a reliable, single-stage reconstruction allowing prompt arm movement.


Dermatology Journal and/or Publisher

Journal Name: Annals of plastic surgery
Journal Abbreviation: Ann Plast Surg
Journal Date Published: 2010-04-21


National Center for Biotechnology Information

PMID: 20395816
Article Source: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20395816
Lasted Revision: 2010-04-21


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


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