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Descriptor English:   Curettage 
Descriptor Spanish:   Legrado 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Curetagem 
Synonyms English:   Curettages  
Tree Number:   E04.157
Definition English:   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) 
Indexing Annotation English:   note DILATATION AND CURETTAGE and SUBGINGIVAL CURETTAGE are also available
See Related English:   Dilatation and Curettage
History Note English:   65(64) 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AE adverse effects CL classification
EC economics ED education
ES ethics HI history
IS instrumentation LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods MO mortality
NU nursing PX psychology
RH rehabilitation ST standards
SN statistics & numerical data TD trends
VE veterinary  
Record Number:   3496 
Unique Identifier:   D003475 

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