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curette

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a surgical instrument for removing dead tissue, growths, etc., from the walls of certain body cavities
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Curetting should be started lateral to the annulus area so that the temporal bone is first thinned before an attempt is made to increase the exposure.
Treatment involves excising or curetting the affected area and prescribing systemic antifungals, typically amphotericin or one of the azoles.
Answer: "Studies have shown that curetting the wound is a pretty reliable way of getting tissue to the lab," Dr.