Whitehead operation

White·head op·er·a·tion

(wīt'hed),
excision of hemorrhoids by two circular incisions, one each above and below the involved veins, allowing normal mucosa to be pulled down and sutured to anal skin.
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White·head op·er·a·tion

(wīt'hed op-ĕr-ā'shŭn)
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,

Walter, English surgeon, 1840-1913.
Whitehead deformity - circumferential mucosal ectropion at the anus following Whitehead operation.
Whitehead operation - 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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