curettage

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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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P16 may also be helpful in evaluation of cauterized cone biopsy margins and small tissue fragments in endocervical curettements.
The origin, endometrial versus endocervical, of small tumor fragments in endometrial or endocervical biopsies and curettements may be difficult to identify by their morphologic features alone.
2), (140,141) which are widely available and may be used to help in confirming intrauterine pregnancy/implantation site or identifying placental site nodule (PSN) in endometrial curettements.