Narrowing of the mons pubis during thigh lifts.

@article{Loeb1979NarrowingOT,
  title={Narrowing of the mons pubis during thigh lifts.},
  author={R. Loeb},
  journal={Annals of plastic surgery},
  year={1979},
  volume={2 4},
  pages={290-7}
}
  • R. Loeb
  • Published 1979 in Annals of plastic surgery
The traditional approach to the thigh lift calls for placement of the anterior incisions in the inguinal folds. Since the lateral limits of the mons pubis are located in these folds, we have observed that stress after suturing will stretch the pilose portion laterally and downward, resulting in its widening and permitting it to become displaced onto the upper thigh. This is obviously concomitant with the well-known fall of the scar. The mons pubis becomes enlarged. I avoid this condition by… CONTINUE READING