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  1. vulvectomy(noun)

    surgical removal of part or all of the vulva

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  1. vulvectomy(Noun)

    The surgical removal of some or all of the vulva.

  2. Origin: From vulva + -ectomy.

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  1. Vulvectomy

    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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