curettage


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Related to curettage: electrodesiccation, Endocervical curettage, endometrial curettage

curettage

[‚kyu̇·rə′täzh]
(medicine)
Scraping of the inside of a body cavity or the hollow of an organ with a curet.
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3%) followed by history of diagnostic curettage (Table 1).
Treatment of cervical pregnancy, curettage and balloon tamponade: A report of three cases.
Curettage, bone graft, with or without fixation is the treatment for symptomatic lesions or pathologic fracture.
Surgical curettage remains the most common treatment modality in CGCG.
The current treatment of choice is surgical exploration of the cyst with curettage of the bony cavity.
In addition, several small clusters of similar neoplastic cells were identified in the endometrial and endocervical curettage specimens taken at the same time as the cone (Figure 1, B).
While in stage 1 (latent phase) or stage 2 (active phase) osteoblastoma, intralesional curettage is advised; marginal or wide resection is required in stage 3 (aggressive phase) (2, 4, 5).
Epidermis was separated from dermis by curettage and antioxidants were measured by high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) or standard spectrophotometric methods.
Curettage alone is associated with recurrence in almost 50% of cases.
Dental hygienists in Arkansas, Delaware and Kentucky cannot use lasers to perform soft-tissue curettage or periodontal therapy.
Ceilley said he prefers to use imiquimod prior to Mohs surgery, in conjuctionconjunetion with aggressive curettage and electrodesiccation.
However, this may need to be deferred until six weeks postpartum, if an endocervical curettage is necessary.