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What does it mean of partial hysterctomy? Is left or right ovary possible not remove?

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In brief: Cervix left in?

Hysterectomy is removal of the uterus.
So partial hysterectomy means that part of the uterus was removed - usually above the cervix so the cervix is left in. Removal of the ovaries is separate and is called an oophorectomy.

In brief: Cervix left in?

Hysterectomy is removal of the uterus.
So partial hysterectomy means that part of the uterus was removed - usually above the cervix so the cervix is left in. Removal of the ovaries is separate and is called an oophorectomy.
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