Excision or biopsy of lesion of the vulva

A lesion of the vulva is considered an abnormality or damage in the tissue.

Common questions

What is an excision or biopsy of lesion of the vulva?

A lesion of the vulva is considered an abnormality or damage in the tissue and excision means the removal by cutting. This procedure would be carried out under anaesthetic.

Why would I have an excision or biopsy of lesion of the vulva?

If you are suffering from vaginal lesions or disorders of the vagina. These could include genital warts, pre-cancers or cancers.

What happens during an excision or biopsy of lesion of the vulva?

This procedure would be carried out under anaesthetic.

What should I expect after an excision or biopsy of lesion of the vulva?

The tissue excised is sent to the laboratory to be examined. The results take a few weeks.

Contact Benenden Hospital

It’s easy to make an appointment; you can ask your GP or give us a call on 01580 230661.