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surgical removal of part or all of the vulva

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Surgical excision of the tumour usually involved vulvectomy in the first few years of the study and radical local excision thereafter.
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].
8%) patients underwent radical vulvectomy with bilateral inguinal lymphadenectomy and 47 (45.
A partial Vulvectomy removes the inner or outer labia or the labias from one side only; -A radical vulvectomy involves removing the whole of vulva and also the lymph nodes from either side of your groin, so that the cancer is less likely to return; -Radiotherapy -Check ups every 3 -6 months.
The effects of surgery include anatomical changes in external genitalia as occur with vulvectomy (Tamburini, 1986), shortening of the upper vagina as occurs with radical hysterectomy, and damage to pelvic nerves, including during pelvic sidewall dissection.
Male ritual circumcision involves various degrees of foreskin removal, while female circumcision ranges from clitoridectomy to vulvectomy to infibulation (known as Pharaonic circumcision--the most severe and mutilating form).
About half the women had five or more surgeries, including cone biopsy, laser ablation, and vulvectomy.
With invasion or secondary disease, the recurrence rate is 65%, he added, noting that even after a radical vulvectomy, the recurrence rate is about 20%.
8) Our patient was treated with vulvectomy with good improvement.
Stage I small cell carcinoma of the vulva treated with vulvectomy, lymphadenectomy, and adjuvant chemotherapy [review].
The woman underwent a partial vulvectomy with 2-cm surgical margins, and reconstruction was done using an inguinal skin flap.
After a mean follow-up of 33 months, recurrence of VIN III occurred in 19% treated by vulvectomy, 18% of those treated by partial vulvectomy, 21% treated by local excision, and 23% of those treated by laser vaporization.