Sentinel Lymph Nodes Positive
DescriptionRecords the total number of lymph nodes sampled during the sentinel node biopsy and examined by the pathologist.
Notes**Note:** Record this field even if there has been preoperative treatment.
NAACCR ItemNAACCR #835
|00||All sentinel nodes examined are negative|
|01-89||1 - 89 Sentinel nodes are positive (code exact number of nodes positive)|
|90||90 or more Sentinel nodes are positive|
|95||Positive aspiration of sentinel lymph node(s) was performed|
|97||Positive sentinel nodes are documented, but the number is unspecified; For breast ONLY: SLN and RLND occurred during the same procedure|
|98||No sentinel nodes were biopsied|
|99||It is unknown whether sentinel nodes are positive Not applicable Not stated in medical record|