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Term:
Margins of Excision (DOID:9001775)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
ACANTHOCYTOSIS  
adenocarcinoma in situ  
Atypical Squamous Cells of the Cervix 
Margins of Excision 
The edges of tissue removed in a surgery for assessment of the effectiveness of a surgical procedure in achieving the local control of a neoplasm and the adequacy of tumor removal. When the margin is negative or not involved by tumor (e.g., CANCER) it suggests all of the tumor has been removed by the surgery.
Squamous Intraepithelial Lesions +   

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: Excision Margin ;   Excision Margins ;   Negative Surgical Margin ;   Negative Surgical Margins ;   Positive Surgical Margin ;   Positive Surgical Margins ;   Resection Margin ;   Resection Margins ;   Surgical Margin ;   Surgical Margins ;   Tumor Free Margins ;   Tumor-Free Margin
Primary IDs: MESH:D000072662 ;   RDO:0016120
Definition Sources: MESH:D000072662

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