HL7 Terminology
2.1.0 - Publication

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CodeSystem: tissueType


Defining URL:http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0417
Status:Active as of 2019-12-01

HL7-defined code system of concepts which specify a type of tissue removed from a patient during a procedure. Used in HL7 Version 2 messaging in the PR1 segment.

Publisher:HL7, Inc
Committee:Financial Management

Copyright HL7. Licensed under creative commons public domain

Content:Complete: All the concepts defined by the code system are included in the code system resource
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.18.259 (for OID based terminology systems)
Value Set:http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/v2-0417 ( is the value set for all codes in this code system)
Source Resource:XML / JSON / Turtle

This Code system is referenced in the content logical definition of the following value sets:


statushttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#statusStatus of the conceptcode
deprecatedhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#v2-table-deprecatedVersion of HL7 in which the code was deprecatedcode

This code system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0417 defines the following codes:

1 Insufficient TissueInsufficient Tissue
2 Not abnormalNot abnormal
3 Abnormal-not categorizedAbnormal-not categorized
4 Mechanical abnormalMechanical abnormal
5 Growth alterationGrowth alteration
6 Degeneration & necrosisDegeneration & necrosis
7 Non-acute inflammationNon-acute inflammation
8 Non-malignant neoplasmNon-malignant neoplasm
9 Malignant neoplasmMalignant neoplasm
0 No tissue expectedNo tissue expected
B Basal cell carcinomaBasal cell carcinoma
C Carcinoma-unspecified typeCarcinoma-unspecified type
G Additional tissue requiredAdditional tissue required


2020-05-06reviseTed KleinVocabulary WGMigrated to the UTG maintenance environment and publishing tooling.