vulvectomy

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vul·vec·to·my

 (vŭl-vĕk′tə-mē)
n. pl. vul·vec·to·mies
Surgical removal of the vulva.
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Noun1.vulvectomy - surgical removal of part or all of the vulva
ablation, cutting out, extirpation, excision - surgical removal of a body part or tissue
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vul·vec·to·my

n. vulvectomía, excisión de la vulva
gen. aplicado al cáncer de la vulva.
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I referred the patient to a gynecologic oncologist, who performed a simple vulvectomy. There were extensive foci of vulvar intraepithelial neoplasia 3.
Surgical management options included radical vulvectomy (RV), simple vulvectomy (SV), hemivulvectomy (HV), and wide local excisions (WLE) with or without unilateral/bilateral inguinofemoral node dissections and iliac node dissections as required.
Although studies have not found correlation between extent of surgery (local excision, simple vulvectomy, radical vulvectomy, partial vaginectomy, radical vaginectomy, exenteration) and overall survival rate [17, 18], it is agreed that the resection specimen should have at least 1 cm clear margins [19].