I noticed the deformity in about 7th grade. I am 23 years old now. It is really hard and a little darker . Sometimes it feels as if I'm squeezing my leg and not relaxing . Do you have any idea what it could be and how it could be fixed ?
Can Anyone Tell Me What This Might Be & How I Might Be Able to Fix It? (photo)
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Buttock Contour Deformation
It sounds as though you have some chronic form of inflammation localized to this area. I would see a local dermatologist for an examination and possible biopsy to confirm a diagnosis and selective treatment to stabilize the process. Once stabilized, I think autologous (using your own) fat transfer may be your best option to fill in the depressed area. For this I recommend seeing a board certified plastic surgeon who specializes in buttock augmentation. Glad to help... @DRRYANSTANTON
Buttock contour deformity
The actual cause of this deformity is difficult to say but a dermatologist may be able to give you more information. As far as the treatment, it will likely require a fat transfer to the area to add volume and fill in the irregular contour.
Consult with a board certified dermatologist or plastic surgeon for more information.
Panniculitis Adiposus Can Cause Buttock Deformtites.
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I took care of a patient with the exact same problem. After many questions we came to the conclusion this happened from a fall on the edge of a step years ago. If so this is easily correctible
Fat Grafting to Buttocks for Contour Abnormality
Fat grafting to the contour abnormality may be the best alternative, but an exam would be necessary to examine quality of skin and nature of the deformity. Kenneth Hughes, MD Los Angeles, CA
Thank you for your question. I would do a biopsy first to establish a diagnosis for your deformity. Once we have the diagnosis we could establish a treatment plan that would best fit your goals and expectations. This would most likely involve fat transfer to the buttock adding shape and volume.
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