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
|All sentinel nodes examined are negative
|1 - 89 Sentinel nodes are positive (code exact number of nodes positive)
|90 or more Sentinel nodes are positive
|Positive aspiration of sentinel lymph node(s) was performed
|Positive sentinel nodes are documented, but the number is unspecified; For breast ONLY: SLN and RLND occurred during the same procedure
|No sentinel nodes were biopsied
|It is unknown whether sentinel nodes are positive Not applicable Not stated in medical record