Skinning vulvectomy

Definition of skinning vulvectomy

skinning vulvectomy

(SKIH-ning vul-VEK-toh-mee)
Surgery to remove the top layer of skin of the vulva (the external female genital organs, including the clitoris, vaginal lips, and the opening to the vagina). A skin graft may be used to replace the skin that was removed.

Source: NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms