This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word vulvectomy
surgical removal of part or all of the vulva
The surgical removal of some or all of the vulva.
Origin: From vulva + -ectomy.
Vulvectomy refers to a gynecological procedure in which the vulva is partly or completely removed. Usually performed as a last resort in certain cases of cancer, vulvar dysplasia, Human Papilloma Virus or FGM/C. Although there may be severe pain in the groin area after the procedure, for a number of weeks, sexual function is generally still possible but limited.
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