Curettage

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Curettage (/ˌkjʊərɪˈtɑːʒ/ or /kjʊəˈrɛtɪdʒ/), in medical procedures, is the use of a curette (French, meaning scoop) to remove tissue by or scooping. Curettage_sentence_0

Curettages are also a declining method of abortion. Curettage_sentence_1

It has been replaced by vacuum aspiration over the last decade. Curettage_sentence_2

Curettage has been used to treat teeth affected by periodontitis. Curettage_sentence_3

Curettage is also a major method used for removing osteoid osteoma and osteoblastoma. Curettage_sentence_4

Curettage with subsequent culture is more accurate than ulcer base swan culture or aspiration and culture for diabetic foot ulcers. Curettage_sentence_5

Curettage is also used when excising a chalazion of the eyelid. Curettage_sentence_6

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