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BMJ Case Rep. 2010; 2010: bcr0120102668.
Published online 2010 August 26. doi:  10.1136/bcr.01.2010.2668
PMCID: PMC3029351
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Buried dermal flap for the treatment of chronic postoperative seroma


Postoperative seroma is a common postoperative complication, particularly following surgery on massive weight loss patients. Within this patient population, seromas are often chronic, requiring multiple invasive procedures to adequately control. Here, the authors describe a unique dermal flap approach for the long-term treatment of postoperative seroma.

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