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CodeSystem: bodySiteModifier

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0495 Version: 2.1.0
Active as of 2019-12-01 Responsible: HL7, Inc Computable Name: BodySiteModifier
Other Identifiers: id: urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.18.319

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HL7-defined code system of concepts specifying the modifier for the body site. Used in HL7 Version 2.x messaging in the RXR segment.

Underlying Master Code System for V2 table 0495 (Body Site Modifier)

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 case-sensitive code system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0495 defines the following codes in a Is-A heirarchy:

CodeDisplayDefinitionDeutsch (German, de)
ANT AnteriorAnterior
BIL BilateralBilateral
DIS DistalDistal
EXT ExternalExternal
LAT LateralLateral
L LeftLeftlinks
LOW LowerLower
MED MedialMedial
POS PosteriorPosterior
PRO ProximalProximal
LLQ Quadrant, Left LowerQuadrant, Left Lower
LUQ Quadrant, Left UpperQuadrant, Left Upper
RLQ Quadrant, Right LowerQuadrant, Right Lower
RUQ Quadrant, Right UpperQuadrant, Right Upper
R RightRight
UPP UpperUpper


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