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Primary site of cancer code (ICD-10-AM 3rd edn) ANN{.N[N]}

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Metadata item type:Help on this termValue Domain
METeOR identifier:Help on this term270759
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 28/06/2004
Definition:Help on this termThe ICD-10-AM (3rd edition) code set representing the site of origin of a tumour, as opposed to the secondary or metastatic sites.

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Classification scheme:International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, Tenth Revision, Australian Modification 3rd edition
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Data type:Help on this termString
Format:Help on this termANN{.N[N]}
Maximum character length:Help on this term6

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Guide for use:Help on this termReport the primary site of cancer, if known, for patients who have been diagnosed with a cancer. In ICD-10-AM (3rd edition), primary site is identified using a single 4 digit code Cxx.x or Dxx.x.

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Reference documents:Help on this termInternational Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, Tenth Revision (ICD-10)

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Has been superseded by Primary site of cancer code (ICD-10-AM 4th edn) ANN{.N[N]} Health, Superseded 07/12/2005

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Person with cancer—primary site of cancer, code (ICD-10-AM 3rd edn) ANN{.N[N]} Health, Superseded 28/06/2004

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