EXCISION MARGIN INDICATION CODE

An indication of whether the excision margin was clear of the Tumour and if so, by how much, during a Cancer Care Spell.

National Codes:

01Excision margins are clear (distance from margin not stated)
02Excision margins are clear (Tumour greater than 5mm from the margin)
03Excision margins are clear (Tumour greater than 1mm but less than or equal to 5mm from the margin)
04Tumour is less than or equal to 1mm of excision margin, but does not reach margin
05Tumour reaches Tumour margin
06Uncertain (Unable to give a definitive answer)
07Margin not involved - equal to or greater than 1mm
08Margin not involved less than 1mm
09Margin not involved 1-5mm
 

This attribute is also known by these names:
ContextAlias
formerlyEXCISION MARGIN
pluralEXCISION MARGIN INDICATION CODES

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