vaginectomy


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Related to vaginectomy: colpectomy, vulvectomy, urethroplasty, colpocleisis, Pelvic exenteration, Metoidioplasty, scrotoplasty

vag·i·nec·to·my

 (văj′ə-nĕk′tə-mē)
n. pl. vag·i·nec·to·mies
1. Surgical removal of all or part of the vagina.
2. Surgical removal of the serous membrane covering the testis and epididymus.

vaginectomy

(ˌvædʒɪˈnɛktəmɪ)
n, pl -mies
1. (Surgery) surgical removal of all or part of the vagina
2. (Surgery) surgical removal of part of the serous sheath surrounding the testis and epididymis
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There were so many surgeries, it shocked him--the mastectomy, the hysterectomy, the vaginectomy and penile reconstruction.
Also known as introital cerclage, the procedure involves permanent suturing of the introitus, and is often performed in conjunction with vaginectomy.
In addition, a partial vaginectomy may be performed if the dysplasia is focal or small.
She underwent partial vaginectomy, pelvic node dissection, and concurrent bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy.
Treatments for VAIN include excisional biopsy in the office, intravaginal 5-fluoracil, laser ablation or electrofulguration, and partial vaginectomy.