lymphangiectomy


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lymphangiectomy

[‚lim‚fan·jē′ek·tə·mē]
(medicine)
Surgical removal of a pathologic lymphatic channel, as for cancer.
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There are two methods of surgical treatment of chronic genital lymphoedema; Lymphangioplasty and Lymphangiectomy with reconstructive surgery.
Lymphangiectomy includes removal of superficial lymphatic network which is located above the Buck's fascia and is derived from median raphe and prepucial lymphatics.
The different surgical techniques used for lymphangiectomy and repairs of penis and scrotum include Jourdan and Meller 5 Dlepech (7,9), Larrey (9), Raghaviah (10), Vaught (9), Dandapat (8,9), Morey (10), Apesos (7) and Malloy (5).