"Curettage" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
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)
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Curettage".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Curettage".
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Curettage" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Curettage" was a major or minor topic of these publication.