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Patient—colorectal polyps greater than or equal to 10 mm indicator

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METeOR identifier:Help on this term530293
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 29/08/2014
Definition:Help on this termAn indicator of whether one or more colorectal polyps found in the patient are greater than or equal to 10 mm in size.

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Object class:Patient
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A person for whom a health service accepts responsibility for treatment and or care.

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Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

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Property:Colorectal polyps greater than or equal to 10 mm indicator
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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, Yes/no code N Health, Standard 29/08/2014

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