According to the company, Nuvellus utilises its proprietary Rotational Fractional Resection (RFR) technology, which may provide medical aesthetic physicians a minimally-invasive single treatment option to improve submental
(neck and jowl) contouring.
Having a double chin is often one of the first signs of being overweight, although some people who are within their ideal weight-height ratios can still have submental
But none had FDA clearance until 2015, when the agency approved deoxycholic acid (Kybella) for "improvement in the appearance of moderate to severe convexity or fullness associated with submental
fat in adults."
The electrodes were attached to the surface of the muscle belly of the submental
muscles (SMs) (on both sides of the midline of the neck, between the submental
border and the hyoid bone) and the infrahyoid muscles (IMs) (approximately 2 cm below the hyoid bone on both sides of the midline of the neck).
Sublingual localization is considered for cysts between the oral mucosa and geniohyoid muscles, submental
most frequently between geniohyoid and mylohyoid muscles and outer between mylohyoid muscle and skin [4, 5].
HEENT: Normocephalic, conjunctiva clear, sclera clear bilaterally, EOMI, PERRLA, TM pearly gray with normal cone of light, no TM inflammation, no sinuses tenderness to palpation frontal, maxillary sinuses rhinitis, uvula midline, neck supple, no anterior cervical submental
and submandibular tenderness or lymphadenopathy, thyroid not palpable, trachea midline, and full range of motion of neck.
Flexible endoscopic inspection revealed fluctuant mass in the submental
area with unknown boundaries and clearly narrowed airway between tongue base and oropharynx (Figure 1).
In our study, cervical lymph nodes (70%) were frequently involved followed by 9% Submandibular, 8% Submental
, 3% Neck, 1% Inguinal, 1% Mandible and 1% Chest wall and 1% Breast and 1% Abdominal wall.
Development of new lymph nodes in his submental
and submandibular region was noted in the follow up visits with an increase in size of inguinal lymph nodes with abscess formation requiring incision and drainage.
This year, targeted topics include submental
skin tightening, thread lifts and both female and hand rejuvenation.
Efficacy, patient-reported outcomes and safety profile of ATX-101 (deoxycholic acid), an injectable drug for the reduction of unwanted submental
fat: results from a phase III, randomized, placebo-controlled study.
and Retromolar intubation are another option for fracture mandible, but in our case we proceed with nasal intubation.