Correction of Diastasis Rectus Abdominis with Tacking the Rectus Sheath and Resection of Excess Skin for Cosmesis

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Abstract

Introduction. We report a case of diastasis rectus abdominis (DRA), in which the improvement of the appearance was obtained by performing extra skin resection. Case Report. A 30-year-old woman presented persistent abdominal bulging after her second delivery. She was diagnosed as DRA by computed tomography. We underwent a surgery that tacking the anterior layer of the rectus sheath and resecting excess skin. Results. There has been no clinical evidence of recurrence, and the patient satisfies her abdominal appearance. Conclusion. Because DRA is not a true hernia, surgery for DRA should be performed in understanding how patients want to improve their aesthetic appearance.

Original languageEnglish
Article number7635801
JournalCase Reports in Medicine
Volume2020
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2020

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Correction of Diastasis Rectus Abdominis with Tacking the Rectus Sheath and Resection of Excess Skin for Cosmesis'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this