SKIN ULCERATION INDICATION CODE

An indication of whether there is a loss of full thickness of epidermis (ulceration) associated with reactive changes for skin cancer during a Skin Cancer Care Spell.

Format / Length

an1

Permitted Codes

Code Description

X

Cannot be assessed

9

Not Known (Not Recorded)

Y

Yes - there is a loss of full thickness of epidermis

N

No - there is no loss of full thickness of epidermis

U

Uncertain (Unable to give a definitive answer)

Also Known As

This data element is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Formerly ULCERATION INDICATION CODE
Plural SKIN ULCERATION INDICATION CODES