"Curettage" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A scraping, usually of the interior of a cavity or tract, for removal of new growth or other abnormal tissue, or to obtain material for tissue diagnosis. It is performed with a curet (curette), a spoon-shaped instrument designed for that purpose. (From Stedman, 25th ed & Dorland, 27th ed)
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Curettage" by people in Profiles.
Immunohistochemistry for mismatch repair protein deficiency in endometrioid endometrial carcinoma yields equivalent results when performed on endometrial biopsy/curettage or hysterectomy specimens. Gynecol Oncol. 2018 06; 149(3):570-574.
Increasing the sensitivity of endocervical curettings by performing ThinPrep? Pap on transport container fluid: is diagnostic material going down the drain? Cytopathology. 2015 Dec; 26(6):368-72.
Does decompression of odontogenic cysts and cystlike lesions change the histologic diagnosis? J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2014 Jun; 72(6):1094-105.
Factors associated with recurrence of primary aneurysmal bone cysts: is argon beam coagulation an effective adjuvant treatment? J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2011 Nov 02; 93(21):e1221-9.
The infected or exposed breast implant: management and treatment strategies. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2004 May; 113(6):1634-44.
Multiple basal cell carcinomas of the limb after adjuvant treatment of melanoma with isolated limb perfusion. J Am Acad Dermatol. 1998 May; 38(5 Pt 1):767-8.
Unicameral bone cyst in the scapula of an adolescent. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 1988 Nov; (236):141-4.
Early complications and sequence of pregnancy interruption with hypertonic saline. Int J Fertil. 1980; 25(2):88-93.
Vaginal adenosis in a 48-year-old woman. Isr J Med Sci. 1978 Jul; 14(7):762-5.
Eclampsia during the 16th gestational week. JAMA. 1974 Nov 18; 230(7):1006-8.