simple vulvectomy

Surgery to remove the entire vulva (the external female genital organs, including the clitoris, vaginal lips, and the opening to the vagina).

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  • Vulvectomy — refers to a gynecological procedure in which the vulva is partly or completely removed. Usually this is performed as a last resort in certain cases of cancer, vulvar dysplasia or Human Papilloma Virus (genital warts). The patient experiences… …   Wikipedia

  • vulvectomy — Excision (either partial, complete, or radical) of the vulva. [vulva + G. ektome, excision] * * * vul·vec·to·my .vəl vek tə mē n, pl mies surgical excision of the vulva * * * n. surgical removal of the external genitals (se …   Medical dictionary

  • vulvectomy — n. surgical removal of the external genitals (see vulva) of a woman. Simple vulvectomy involves excision of the labia majora, labia minora, and clitoris and is carried out for a nonmalignant growth. Radical vulvectomy is a much more extensive… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Вульвэктомия (Vulvectomy) — хирургическая операция, заключающаяся в удалении у женщины наружных гениталий (см. Вульва). В случае простой вульвэктомии (simple vulvectomy), которая выполняется при наличии у женщины доброкачественных новообразований наружных половых органов,… …   Медицинские термины

  • ВУЛЬВЭКТОМИЯ — (vulvectomy) хирургическая операция, заключающаяся в удалении у женщины наружных гениталий (см. Вульва). В случае простой вульвэктомии (simple vulvectomy), которая выполняется при наличии у женщины доброкачественных новообразований наружных… …   Толковый словарь по медицине

  • Vulvar cancer — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = DiseasesDB = 14013 ICD10 = ICD10|C|51|.9|c|51 ICD9 = ICD9|184.4 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = 000902 eMedicineSubj = med eMedicineTopic = 3296 eMedicine mult = eMedicine2|med|3328 MeshID = D014846Vulvar… …   Wikipedia

  • List of -ectomies — The surgical terminology suffix ectomy was taken from Greek εκ τομια = act of cutting out . It means surgical removal of something, usually from inside the body.A*Adenectomy is the surgical removal of a gland. *Adenoidectomy is the surgical… …   Wikipedia

  • Cervicectomy — Intervention ICD 9 CM 67.4 In gynecologic oncology, trachelectomy, also cervicectomy, is a surgical removal of the uterine cervix …   Wikipedia

  • ICD-9-CM Volume 3 — is a system of procedural codes. It is a subset of ICD 9 CM (volumes 1 and 2 are used for diagnostic codes.) The United States National Center for Health Statistics drafted ICD 10 PCS in 2000 as a potential replacement for ICD 9 CM Volume 3, but… …   Wikipedia

  • Hysterectomy — Intervention ICD 9 CM 68.9 MeSH D007044 A hysterectomy (from Greek ὑστέρα hys …   Wikipedia

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