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Perineural invasion indicator

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METeOR identifier:Help on this term429128
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 08/05/2014
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An indicator of whether perineural invasion is evident  in a pathology specimen.

Perineural invasion refers to cancer cells tracking along or around a nerve within the space surrounding a nerve.
Property group:Help on this termImpairment characteristic

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termCancer Australia
Reference documents:Help on this termPotter ST & Partin AW 2000. The significance of perineural invasion found on needle biopsy of the prostate: implications for definitive therapy. Reviews in Urology, Spring edition:87-88

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Person with cancer—perineural invasion indicator Health, Standard 08/05/2014

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