Since abdominoplasty has been
shown to have a positive impact on
patient's self-image and quality of life,
and a large hanging panniculus can
cause problems such as intertrigo,
chronic infection, and immobility, it is
no surprise that the annual number of
these procedures performed has
continued to increase.
A 45 year female patient with history
of recurrent lower abdominal pain and
irregular menses and she was diagnosed
to have a big right ovarian cyst
amenable for surgery, also she had
previous history of two abdominal
surgeries for the same complaint. She is
a heavy smoker and she was obese with
BMI> 35.
A decision for ovarian cystectomy and
abdominoplasty was taken, the patient
was subjected to surgery by
Gynecologist alone in Almuthana
The patient