labia majora


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labia majora

[‚lā·bē·ə mə′jȯr·ə]
(anatomy)
A pair of outer skin folds forming the lateral border of the vulva in the female.
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Caption: FIGURE 2 Atrophic pruritic white plaque with inflammatory pink border involving the labia majora, labia minora, perineum in an 83-year-old woman
Successful management of a giant primary epidermoid cyst arising in the labia majora. Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol.
Labia Majora augmentation is not considered to be a surgical technique, its purpose is to aesthetically improve labia majora with a hypoplastic or loose appearance.
CLITORIS: This is the bump that sits just inside the top of the labia majora. Under the surface, the clitoris is full of nerve endings which makes it super sensitive to touch.
Three years prior to this visit, she experienced progressive pelvic pain and she also noticed a growing mass at the right labia majora. She underwent total abdominal hysterectomy (TAH) with bilateral salpingooophorectomy (BSO) and excision of a 3.7 X 2.5 cm labial mass.
Type II, or excision, is the partial or total removal of the labia minora unrelated to any mutilation performed on the labia majora. Type IIa includes the removal of the labia minora only.
In this tradition, the female genitalia (clitoris, labia minora, labia majora) of tribal girls between the ages of two and five are removed by using a razor, scissors or knives, leaving a narrow opening, which is just wide enough to allow the passing of urine and menstrual blood.
A 40-year-old female presented with a slow-growing mass on the left labia majora, since three years.
The combination of a newly hairless genital region, together with portrayals of adult women with a "Barbie doll" appearance, may contribute to women feeling self-conscious about labia minora protruding beyond the labia majora. Dr.
If you need a quick cheat sheet for your V's exterior, here it goes: First, there's the labia majora (outer lips) then the labia minora (inner lips), which are there to block bacteria from entering the vagina.
Their topics include psychological issues and social mores in female genital aesthetic surgery: what normal is, informed consent and liability in cosmetic genital surgery, labia minora reduction surgery: curved linear resection, augmenting the labia majora with fat grafting, complications of female cosmetic genital surgery, perineoplasty and vaginoplasty, future avenues and advances, transcutaneous temperature-controlled radiofrequency for vulvo-vaginal rejuvenation, and fractional erbium laser for vaginal rejuvenation.
The purpose of defibulation was to separate labia minora from labia majora in order to obtain sufficient vagina permeability for intercourse.