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Person with cancer—melanoma thickness (at diagnosis), total millimetres NNN.NN

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termTumour thickness at diagnosis (melanoma)
METeOR identifier:Help on this term270185
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 01/03/2005
Definition:Help on this termThe measured thickness of a melanoma in millimetres.
Data Element Concept:Person with cancer—melanoma thickness

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Representation class:Help on this termTotal
Data type:Help on this termString
Format:Help on this termNNN.NN
Maximum character length:Help on this term5
Supplementary values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
999.99Unknown
Unit of measure:Help on this termMillimetre (mm)

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The reporting standard for the thickness of melanoma is:

Primary cutaneous melanoma - the depth of penetration of tumour cells below the basal layer of the skin; measured to a precision of 0.01mm.

Size in millimetres - valid values are: 000.01 to 997.99

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Supersedes Tumour thickness at diagnosis - melanoma, version 1, DE, NHDD, NHIMG, Superseded 01/03/2005.pdf (13.3 KB)

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Cancer (clinical) DSS Health, Superseded 07/12/2005

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