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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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Subsequent curetting on this 61-year-old woman showed similar mucinous metaplasia, and the patient stopped bleeding.
She had nephroticlevel proteinuria and was diagnosed with choriocarcinoma after a histologic examination of her uterine curetting was performed.
Answer: "Studies have shown that curetting the wound is a pretty reliable way of getting tissue to the lab," Dr.
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.
Specimens were limited to curettings and small biopsies, typically punch biopsies or small shave specimens, that could not be bisected ([less than or equal to] 0.