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Dilation and Curettage (D&C) (cont.)

Dilation and Curettage Pictures

Normal anatomy showing the cervix and uterus in preparation for dilation during the dilation procedure.
Normal anatomy showing the cervix and uterus in preparation for dilation during the dilation procedure. Click to view larger image.

Curettage showing the instrument inserted into the uterus.
Curettage showing the instrument inserted into the uterus. Click to view larger image.

Medically reviewed by Steven Nelson, MD; Board Certified Obstetrics and Gynecology

REFERENCES:

MedscapeReference.com. Early Pregnancy Loss Treatment and Management.

MedscapeReference.com. Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding.


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 11/11/2014

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