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Curettage MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Curettage
Tree Number(s)
E04.157
Unique ID
D003475
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003475
Annotation
note DILATATION AND CURETTAGE and SUBGINGIVAL CURETTAGE are also available
Scope Note
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)
See Also
Dilatation and Curettage
Public MeSH Note
65
History Note
65(64)
Date Established
1965/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1995/03/13
Curettage Preferred
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