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Patient—tympanic membrane perforation location, code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termTympanic membrane perforation location (code)
METeOR identifier:Help on this term505084
Registration status:Help on this termIndigenous, Endorsed 05/09/2014
Definition:Help on this termThe location of a perforation in the patient's tympanic membrane, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Patient—tympanic membrane perforation location

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
1Central
2Marginal
3Attic
Supplementary values:Help on this term
8Unknown
9Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

The tympanic membrane is divided into three main areas; central, marginal and attic.

CODE 1   Central

The perforation does not involve the annulus and is bound on all sides by the remnant of the tympanic membrane.

CODE 2   Marginal

The perforation involves the annulus of the tympanic membrane.

CODE 3   Attic

The perforation is located in the small, triangular, flaccid portion of the tympanic membrane.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Reference documents:Help on this term

OpenEHR Clinical Knowledge Manager Version 1.2.4, viewed 11/03/2014, http://www.openehr.org/ckm/

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

The position of the perforation in the tympanic membrane is significant in determining whether further referrals to medical professionals are required.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

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