vulvectomy


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vulvectomy

 [vul-vek´tah-me]
excision of the vulva.

vul·vec·to·my

(vŭl-vek'tŏ-mē),
Excision (either partial, complete, or radical) of the vulva.
[vulva + G. ektomē, excision]

vulvectomy

/vul·vec·to·my/ (vul-vek´tah-me) excision of the vulva.

vulvectomy

(vŭl-vĕk′tə-mē)
n. pl. vulvecto·mies
Surgical removal of the vulva.

vulvectomy

[vulvek′təmē]
Etymology: L, vulva, wrapper; Gk, ektomē, excision
the surgical removal of part or all of the tissues of the vulva, performed most frequently in the treatment of malignant or premalignant neoplastic disease. Simple vulvectomy includes the removal of the skin of the labia minora, labia majora, and clitoris. Radical vulvectomy involves excision of the labia majora, labia minora, clitoris, surrounding tissues, and pelvic lymph nodes.
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Vulvectomy

vul·vec·to·my

(vŭl-vek'tŏ-mē)
Excision (partial, complete, or radical) of the vulva.
[vulva + G. ektomē, excision]

vulvectomy

excision of the vulva.
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Type of surgery Type of surgery, n FIGO stage Patients, N Patients with Nodal Excision primary excision of vulvar surgery, N only tumour 1 71 63 19 2 13 8 1 3 55 38 3 4 41 4 Total 180 113 4 19 Type of surgery, n Patients with recurrence of disease after surgery, FIGO stage Tumour + Ano- n (%) nodal vulvectomy + excision nodes 1 44 14 (22.
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Quality of life and psychological state after radical vulvectomy.
When it is caught later and lesions are more than 2 cm in diameter and more than 1 mm in depth, vulvectomy is usually necessary.
The patient underwent radical vulvectomy and excision of bilateral ileoinguinal lymph nodes.
Both the cases of carcinoma vulva had undergone Radical vulvectomy with bilateral inguinofemoral lymphadenectomy As cervical malignancy usually presents at a younger age, there is a relatively lower incidence of cervical malignancy in our study of geriatric patients.
Five-year actuarial survival rates were 34% and 37% for those treated by standard surgery and vulvectomy surgery, respectively.
Prophylactic ligation to reduce blood loss has been used in radical procedure as Wertheim hysterectomy, radical vulvectomy (3) and abdominoperineal resection of carcinoma rectum.
They reported the case of a 60-year-old woman with recurrent verrucous carcinoma who had undergone simple vulvectomy and local radiotherapy when the disease was first diagnosed 6 years earlier.
Antihistamines may, in fact, alleviate the need for extreme, last-resort surgical interventions such as vulvectomy, which some patients have accepted in an effort to quell their profound discomfort.