Number of Positive Pelvic Nodes


**Note 1:** Physician statement of positive pelvic nodes can be used to code this data item when no other information is available. **Note 2:** Record the number of positive pelvic lymph nodes documented in the medical record. **Note 3:** For this data item, do not include isolated tumor cells (ITCs). **Note 4:** Micrometastasis and macrometastasis may be listed separately on the pathology report. Add these two together to get the total number of positive nodes. **Note 5:** The number of examined pelvic nodes is recorded in Number of Examined Pelvic Nodes [NAACCR Data Item # 3900].




NAACCR #3902


Code Description
00 All pelvic nodes examined negative
01-99 1 - 99 pelvic nodes positive (Exact number of nodes positive)
X1 100 or more pelvic nodes positive
X2 Positive pelvic nodes identified, number unknown
X6 Positive aspiration or core biopsy of pelvic lymph node(s)
X8 Not applicable: Information not collected for this case (If this item is required by your standard setter, use of code X8 will result in an edit error.)
X9 Not documented in patient record Cannot be determined, indeterminate if positive pelvic nodes present Pelvic lymph nodes not assessed or unknown if assessed