Reconstruction of massive localised lymphoedema of the scrotum with a novel fasciocutaneous flap: A rare case presentation and a review of the literature.

@article{Champaneria2013ReconstructionOM,
  title={Reconstruction of massive localised lymphoedema of the scrotum with a novel fasciocutaneous flap: A rare case presentation and a review of the literature.},
  author={Manish C. Champaneria and Adrienne D. Workman and Howard M. Kao and Andrea O. Ray and Michael Hill},
  journal={Journal of plastic, reconstructive & aesthetic surgery : JPRAS},
  year={2013},
  volume={66 2},
  pages={281-6}
}
Massive localised lymphoedema (MLL) is a benign lymphoproliferative soft-tissue overgrowth in the morbidly obese patient. The diagnosis may be challenging, and is a form of secondary lymphoedema, often described as idiopathic scrotal elephantiasis. The lesion presents as a large mass in the morbidly obese, and patients seek treatment late in the disease course due to limitation of daily living or excoriation and wound breakdown. Resection, followed by reconstruction, is indicated in these cases… CONTINUE READING