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Patient—number of colorectal polyps found

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element Concept
METeOR identifier:Help on this term695209
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 06/09/2018
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The number of colorectal polyps found in a patient's body.

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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.

Specialisation of:Help on this termPerson/group of persons

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Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

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Property:Number of colorectal polyps found
Definition:Help on this term

A count of colorectal polyps found in an individual.

A colorectal polyp is a small growth of colon tissue that protrudes into the colonic or rectal lumen. It is 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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Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

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Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Heatlh and Welfare

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Supersedes Patient—number of colorectal polyps found Health, Superseded 06/09/2018

Data Elements implementing this Data Element Concept:Help on this term

Patient—number of colorectal polyps found, N[NN] Health, Standard 06/09/2018

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