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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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The major advantage with an endoscope is visualisation of stapes foot plate and suprastructure without any bony curetting.
Be precise in positioning the patient, in making exact incisions, in performing ample curetting, and in controlling bleeding.
Treatment involves excising or curetting the affected area and prescribing systemic antifungals, typically amphotericin or one of the azoles.