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Colorectal polyps greater than or equal to 10 mm indicator

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METeOR identifier:Help on this term530289
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 29/08/2014
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An indicator of whether one or more colorectal polyps found are greater than or equal to 10 millimeters (mm).

A colorectal polyp is a small growth of colon tissue that protrudes into the colonic or rectal lumen. It is are usually asymptomatic, but sometimes it causes visible rectal bleeding, and, rarely, other symptoms.

Property group:Help on this termIllness and/or Injury event

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Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

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Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 2013. National Bowel Cancer Screening Program Monitoring report July 2011–June 2012. Cancer series no. 75. Cat. no. CAN 71. Canberra: AIHW.

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Patient—colorectal polyps greater than or equal to 10 mm indicator Health, Standard 29/08/2014

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