EOD Regional Nodes

This input is used for staging


**Note 1:** Code only regional nodes and nodes, NOS, in this field. Distant nodes are coded in EOD Mets. **Note 2:** Regional nodes includes bilateral and contralateral involvement of named nodes. **Note 3:** Code 800 if regional lymph nodes are involved, but there is no indication which ones are involved.




Code Description SS2018 N
000 No regional lymph node involvement NONE
300 Para-aortic, NOS + Aortic + Lateral aortic/lateral lumbar + Periaortic Pelvic, NOS + Iliac, NOS + Common + External + Internal (hypogastric) (obturator) + Paracervical + Parametrial + Sacral, NOS + Lateral (laterosacral) + Middle (promontorial) (Gerota's node) + Presacral + Uterosacral Retroperitoneal, NOS RN
800 Regional lymph node(s), NOS Lymph node(s), NOS RN
999 Unknown; regional lymph node(s) not stated Regional lymph node(s) cannot be assessed Not documented in medical record Death Certificate Only U
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