Concepts in this hierarchy represent the result of a clinical observation, assessment or judgment, and include both normal and abnormal clinical states.
Examples of Clinical finding concepts:
The Clinical finding hierarchy contains the sub-hierarchy of Disease. Concepts that are descendants of Disease (or disorder) are always and necessarily abnormal clinical states. Multi-axial subtype hierarchies allow disease to be subtypes of other disorders as well as subtypes of findings.
Examples of Disease concepts:
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