LN Status: Femoral-Inguinal


**Note 1:** Physician statement of the femoral-inguinal status can be used to code this data item when no other information is available. **Note 2:** The following are femoral-inguinal nodes * Femoral * Inguinal, NOS + Inguinofemoral (groin) + Node of Cloquet or Rosenmuller (highest deep inguinal) + Superficial inguinal **Note 3:** If there is no mention of femoral-inguinal lymph node involvement in the area being imaged, biopsied, or in the surgical field and there is no mention of involvement, then assume that the femoral-inguinal lymph nodes are negative. **Note 4:** For this data item, do not include isolated tumor cells (ITCs). **Note 5:** If there is no imaging, biopsy, or surgical work up, code 9. **Note 6:** The assessment method is recorded in LN Assessment Method Femoral-Inguinal [NAACCR Data Item #3871]




NAACCR #3959


LN Status Femoral-Inguinal Description
0 Negative femoral-inguinal lymph nodes
1 Positive femoral-inguinal lymph nodes
8 Not applicable: Information not collected for this case (If this information is required by your standard setter, use of code 8 may result in an edit error.)
9 Not documented in medical record Femoral-Inguinal lymph node(s) not assessed or unknown if assessed