Excision of hemorrhoids by two circular incisions above and below involved veins, allowing normal mucosa to be pulled down and sutured to anal skin.
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Whitehead’s operationAn obsolete term for excision of tissue using scissors—e.g., glossectomy, haemorrhoidectomy.
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