- Exteriorization of a cyst or other such enclosed cavity by resecting the anterior wall and suturing the cut edges of the remaining wall to adjacent edges of the skin, thereby creating a pouch. [L. marsupium, pouch]
* * *mar·su·pi·al·iza·tion or chiefly Brit mar·su·pi·al·isa·tion mär-.sü-pē-ə-li-'zā-shən n the operation of marsupializing
* * *n.an operative technique for curing a cyst. The cyst is opened, its contents removed, and the edges then stitched to the skin incision. The wound is kept open until it has healed by granulation.
* * *mar·su·pi·al·iza·tion (mahr-soo″pe-əl-ĭ-zaґshən) [L. marsupium pouch] the creation of a pouch; applied especially to surgical exteriorization of a cyst by resection of the anterior wall and suture of the cut edges of the remaining cyst to the adjacent edges of the skin, thereby establishing a pouch of what was formerly an enclosed cyst.
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