Identifying and definitional attributes
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An indicator of whether one or more colorectal polyps found are greater than or equal to 10 millimeters (mm).
A colorectal polyp is a small growth of colon tissue that protrudes into the colonic or rectal lumen. It is are usually asymptomatic, but sometimes it causes visible rectal bleeding, and, rarely, other symptoms.
|Property group:||Illness and/or Injury event|
Source and reference attributes
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 2013. National Bowel Cancer Screening Program Monitoring report July 2011–June 2012. Cancer series no. 75. Cat. no. CAN 71. Canberra: AIHW.
|Data Element Concepts implementing this property:|
Patient—colorectal polyps greater than or equal to 10 mm indicator