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Person with cancer—perineural invasion indicator

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element Concept
METeOR identifier:Help on this term429138
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 08/05/2014
Definition:Help on this termAn indicator of whether  perineural invasion is evident in a pathology specimen of the person with cancer.

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Object class:Person with cancer
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A person who has been diagnosed with a cancer.

Specialisation of:Help on this termPerson/group of persons

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Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

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Property:Perineural invasion indicator
Definition:Help on this term

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

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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, yes/no/not applicable/not stated/inadequately described code N Health, Standard 08/05/2014

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