Curettage is a procedure that removes any embryonic remains that may have remained after a miscarriage. It is also a way to provoke voluntary abortion.
As shown in the image, it is performed with a curette, which is why it is also called curettage.
By Andrea Rodrigo B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist), Arantxa Pérez Garrido M.D. (gynecologist), Guillermo Quea Campos M.D. (gynecologist), Marta Barranquero Gómez B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist), Zaira Salvador B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist) and Michelle Lorraine Embleton B.Sc. Ph.D. (biochemist).
Last Update: 08/30/2022