HL7 Terminology
2.1.0 - Publication

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ValueSet: hl7VS-tissueTypeCode


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

Value Set of codes that specify the type of tissue removed from a patient during a procedure.

Publisher:HL7, Inc

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OID:2.16.840.1.113883.21.276 (for OID based terminology systems)
Source Resource:XML / JSON / Turtle


This value set is not used here; it may be used elsewhere (e.g. specifications and/or implementations that use this content)

Logical Definition (CLD)



This value set contains 13 concepts

Expansion based on tissueType v2.1.0 (CodeSystem)

All codes from system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0417

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

Explanation of the columns that may appear on this page:

Level A few code lists that FHIR defines are hierarchical - each code is assigned a level. In this scheme, some codes are under other codes, and imply that the code they are under also applies
Source The source of the definition of the code (when the value set draws in codes defined elsewhere)
Code The code (used as the code in the resource instance)
Display The display (used in the display element of a Coding). If there is no display, implementers should not simply display the code, but map the concept into their application
Definition An explanation of the meaning of the concept
Comments Additional notes about how to use the code


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