The attached briefing note summaries the proposed changes to subtypes of 67770001 |Male mammary gland structure (body structure)| and 91532001 |Female mammary gland structure (body structure)| and their associated

disorder and specimen concepts.

Body structure concepts that specify male or female in descriptions and that are not unique to a specific sex (e.g. male/female breast) are to be considered for inactivation. The concepts

modeled by these structures are also to be inactivated. It is proposed that the work for this update begins with the anatomy content for subtypes of 76752008|Breast structure (body


The deadline for feedback is 26 August 2023.  Feedback can be submitted via or Freshdesk (

Kind regards

Ian Green

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