Authors: Anne Mosebo, Med. Stud. and Magnus Balslev Avnstorp, MD
A criterion for MWL surgery in the Danish health care system is MWL characterized as second (moderate) or third (severe) degree. Regarding brachioplasty the classifications are as follows:
|Second degree (moderate)||Excess skin makes up >50% of the muscular part of the upper arm (from the lower definition of the muscle)|
|Third degree (severe)||Excess skin makes up >100% of the muscular part of the upper arm|
Bat-Wing deformity: Extended brachioplasty (Richter) or extended mastopexy
Illustrators: Anne Mosebo, Stud. Med.