Giant cells diagnosis (secondary care)
Name giantcells_diag_hes
Chapter Musculoskeletal diseases/Giant cell arteritis
Giant cells diagnosis (secondary care)
Data Type Categorical
Data sources HES
Dictionaries ICD 10
Repeated Yes
Valid event date range 01/01/1996 - 31/08/2010
Agreed 26 July 2013 (Revision 1)
Category Definition
1 History of giant cells
2 Possible giant cells
3 Giant cells
4 Family history of giant cells
Category assigned based on code list.
Codelist version1
Codelist authorsMar Pujades; Sara Thomas
Creation date26 July 2013
Warning! Unless explicitly noted otherwise, three-digit ICD10/OPCS4 codes also include all codes below them.
Category (code) ICD10 code ICD10 term
Giant cells (3) M316 Other giant cell arteritis
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