Buffalo Hump Removal
What is the Buffalo hump? It is the accumulation of fat at the point where the neck and back meet, ie it is a lipodystrophy. Back / neck fat pad/fat accumulation, orzo cervical fat pad, false hump, and Buffola nape names can be given. This rare condition is very uncomfortable for people, but most people […]
What is the Buffalo hump? It is the accumulation of fat at the point where the neck and back meet, ie it is a lipodystrophy. Back / neck fat pad/fat accumulation, orzo cervical fat pad, false hump, and Buffola nape names can be given. This rare condition is very uncomfortable for people, but most people are unaware that it is a treatable condition.
It is seen in both men and women. The relief side is the accumulation of excess fat in the upper / middle / lower directions of the neck and the hump view caused by this. The real humpback is the curvature of the spine that develops for osteoporosis or other reasons. There is no problem with the bones in the buffalo hump, the accumulation of fat leads to a hump-like appearance. Many people are very affected by this appearance, excessive stress is inevitable, their desire to be corrected and normal anatomy is in the foreground.
Causes of Buffalo Hump
Bufola hump is a sign of an underlying disease or may be related to the medicines used, or may be due to structural or obesity similar to fat accumulation under the back neck bone.
* Chronic steroid use: excessive use of steroids such as prednisone, cortisone, and hydrocortisone;
* Adrenocortical carcinoma (adrenocortical tumor);
* Antiviral medicines used for AIDS patients.
Clinical recognition tests of Buffalo hump
If fat accumulation on the neck of the patient’s complaint, it is due to disease or medication usage, the recognition of primary disease is usually noteworthy. AIDS history and medications, obesity, high blood pressure, diabetes, breathing disorders (asthma or COPD) may be signs and complaints such as hypercholesterinaemia, diabetes, and late puberty.
Treatment of Buffalo Hump
This should be treated if there is an underlying condition that could lead to the formation of Buffalo force. If the medicines used are caused by their current condition, the medical treatment should be reviewed.
A healthy diet and exercise plan should be established under the supervision of a physician if the buffalo is a part of the fatigue. If necessary, slimming operations required for morbid obesity should be consulted.
The treatment of buffalo hump is surgery. This hard/fibrous fatty tissue is aspirated in a difficult area with liposuction. Nowadays, it is possible to achieve an incredibly beautiful and natural result in parallel with the developments in surgical techniques and surgical devices. This fatty tissue is all localized on the surface, not associated with nearby muscle, tendons, bones or other vital structures. This feature provides convenience during a surgical procedure.
Liposuction is the name of the surgery for the Buffalo Force. It will be done in the hospital environment. Local or general anesthesia is applied according to the amount of fat accumulation and the patient’s condition.
Classic Liposuction: A solution is given to the area of fat accumulation (wet technique), followed by a period of time, followed by a 3 to 4 mm diameter liposuction cannula inserted in the midline of the fat at the lower end of the back of the fat. Dissected fat tissue is absorbed with the help of an aspirator.
Ultrasonic Liposuction (VASER): It is the process of specific fragmentation of the fat tissue with the help of a vascular controlled and low energy ultrasound waves. Dissected fat tissue is absorbed with the help of an aspirator, No sewing.
Laser Liposuction: The fats in the region are first broken down by laser, and the digested fat tissue is absorbed with the help of an aspirator, No sewing.
No matter which method is applied, the surgical procedure is safe, the result is immediately apparent and very predictive. After the operation, there is a very mild edema. In the first 2-3 weeks, some heavy movements are restricted and after 4 weeks normal life is returned.
With the appropriate patient, experience and selection of the right equipment, the surgical treatment of buffalo hump will be good.