HL7 Terminology (THO)
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CodeSystem: tissueType

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0417 Version: 2.1.0
Active as of 2019-12-01 Responsible: HL7, Inc Computable Name: TissueType
Other Identifiers: id: urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.18.259

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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.

Underlying Master Code System for V2 table 0417 (Tissue Type Code)

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


This code system defines the following properties for its concepts

statushttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#statuscodeStatus of the concept
deprecatedhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#v2-table-deprecatedcodeVersion of HL7 in which the code was deprecated


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


2020-05-06reviseVocabulary WGTed KleinMigrated to the UTG maintenance environment and publishing tooling.