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Late effect

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METeOR identifier:Help on this term580923
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 04/02/2015
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A persistent complication, disability or adverse outcome that appears after the acute stage of a disease has resolved (excluding a recurrence or progression of disease). This may be as a result of the treatment, the disease process, or both.

Examples of late effects are infertility, hyperthyroidism, fatigue, scoliosis and cognitive impairment.

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Late effect indicator Health, Standard 04/02/2015

Late effect type Health, Standard 04/02/2015

Person with cancer—date of late effect Health, Standard 04/02/2015

Person with cancer—date of late effect, DDMMYYYY Health, Standard 04/02/2015

Person with cancer—late effect indicator Health, Standard 04/02/2015

Person with cancer—late effect indicator, yes/no/unknown/not stated/inadequately described code N Health, Standard 04/02/2015

Person with cancer—late effect type Health, Standard 04/02/2015

Person with cancer—late effect type, text X[X(399)] Health, Standard 04/02/2015

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