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Gaceta Médica Boliviana

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ARCIENEGA LLANO, Eligio Rolando; OVANDO ARCIENEGA, Diego Israel  and  SOLIZ ALCONZ, Hazel Vivian. Aesthetic-functional reconstruction of labia minora after extensive iatrogenic amputation with V-Y advancement flap . Gac Med Bol [online]. 2021, vol.44, n.1, pp.92-95. ISSN 1012-2966.

Labia minora hypertrophy is the prolongation of these beyond the anatomical limits of the labia majora. The belief in simplicity in the reduction of the labia minora and the failure to observe important aspects of the surgical technique that lead to total lip resection. In such cases, reconstructive surgery is the only possible way to rectify the situation. A 36-year-old woman with medical history of labia minora amputation secondary to labiaplasty surgery for hypertrophy of the labia minora performed by a beautician. The labia minora reconstruction is performed in two surgical stages. The V-Y advancement flaps of the clitoral hood with remnants of tissue from the posterior fork can be achieved with satisfactory results and allow adaptation to the genital anatomy and unique aesthetic wishes of each woman.

Keywords : reconstructive surgical procedures; labiaplasty; labia minora; labia minora reduction; female genitalia surgery.

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