Any granulation tissue is curetted away and the cavity dried.
The margins of the fistula should be curetted freely and the opening enlarged, if necessary.
Any granulations present are curetted away gently from the tympanic cavity.
If patches be observed, a 10% or stronger solution of cocaine should be applied to the part, which should afterwards be curetted.
The thrombus is then curetted out and the dissected portion of the jugular vein cut off as high up as possible.
curette cu·rette or cu·ret (kyu-rět')
A surgical instrument shaped like a scoop or spoon, used to remove tissue or growths from a body cavity. v. cu·rett·ed, cu·rett·ing, cu·rettes or cu·rets
To scrape tissue or a body part with a curette.