Complete surgical removal of a body organ, especially the eyeball and other contents of the eye socket, usually in cases of malignant cancer.
More example sentences
- In every case the primary surgical aim was exenteration of retraction pocket disease with or without cholesteatoma.
- Accurate pre-operative assessment is essential to differentiate between these two so that surgery can be planned and adequate consent and patient information given especially if there is a possibility of orbital exenteration.
- The following week, the patient underwent a palliative anterior pelvic exenteration of the urinary bladder with urinary diversion and partial vulvectomy involving the upper part of the vulva and clitoris.
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