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
* 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]