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Endocervical curettage


Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Endocervical_curettage
Updated: 2017-03-04T23:05Z

Endocervical curettage (ECC) is a procedure in which the mucous membrane of the cervical canal is scraped using a spoon-shaped instrument called a curette. The procedure is used to test for abnormal, precancerous conditions, or cervical cancer.[1]

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 This article incorporates public domain material from the U.S. National Cancer Institute document "Dictionary of Cancer Terms".

References

  1. ^ Moniak CW, Kutzner S, Adam E, Harden J, Kaufman RH. (2000) Endocervical curettage in evaluating abnormal cervical cytology. J Reprod Med. 45(4):285-92.


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