Labiaplasty and Labia Minora Reduction Workup

Updated: Jun 05, 2018
  • Author: Steven P Davison, DDS, MD; Chief Editor: Jorge I de la Torre, MD, FACS  more...
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Workup

Laboratory Studies

Routine preoperative laboratory studies are necessary to evaluate patients for appropriate health status.

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Imaging Studies

Routine imaging, such as a chest radiograph, is conducted when indicated for those patients receiving general anesthesia. Ultrasound examinations may be performed on patients with a Bartholin cyst or unilateral hypertrophy of the labia majora.

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Diagnostic Procedures

Labia hypertrophy is a clinical diagnosis, and, as such, no diagnostic procedures are necessary. Patients with symptoms of infection, rash, or labial lesions require a gynecologic evaluation.

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Histologic Findings

Surgical specimens are not typically sent for pathological study unless a mass or suspicious lesion is identified during surgery.

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