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    I am hoping someone can help me I am having trouble trying to figure out how to convert a lesion measuring of 51 X 24 X 14 mm into cm? can you please show me you came to answer so that i will understand??
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    There are 10 millimeters in a centimeter. So 5.1cmx2.4cmx1.4cm

    LeeAnn

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    so do I add them all together to get the complete lesion

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    No, you would use the largest measurement 5.1, you can add in any margins that the physician has documented also. Example 5.1 cm + .5 cm margins would be 6.1 cm total.
    LeeAnn

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    Thank you

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