CS Site-Specific Factor 2

Systemic Symptoms at Diagnosis


**Note 1**: The constitutional symptoms (B symptoms) for Kaposi Sarcoma are: * A. Fevers: Unexplained fever with temperature above 38 degrees C; * B. Night sweats: Drenching sweats that require change of bedclothes; * C. Weight loss: Unexplained weight loss of more than 10% of the usual body weight in the six months prior to diagnosis. * D. Diarrhea: Persistent diarrhea lasting longer than two weeks. **Note 2**: The presence of these constitutional symptoms for Kaposi Sarcoma does not modify the stage. **Note 3**: Assign code 000 if the History and Physical, progress notes, and consultations make no mention of B symptoms.




NAACCR #2890
Code Description
000 No B symptoms (asymptomatic)
010 Any B symptoms:
Unexplained fever (above 38 degrees C)
Night sweats
Unexplained weight loss (generally greater than 10% of body weight in the six months before admission)
B symptoms, NOS
020 Persistent diarrhea lasting longer than two weeks

See code 988: Not applicable for this site
988 Not applicable: Information not collected for this case
(May include cases converted from code 888 used in CSv1 for "Not applicable" or when the item was not collected. If this item is required to derive T, N, M, or any stage, use of code 988 may result in an error.)
999 Unknown or no information
Not documented in patient record