LN Status: Pelvic
**Note 1:** Physician statement of pelvic status can be used to code this data item when no other information is available.
**Note 2:** For Vulva, pelvic lymph nodes are distant.
**Note 3:** The following are pelvic nodes
* Iliac, NOS
+ Internal (hypogastric) (obturator)
* Pelvic, NOS
* Sacral, NOS
+ Lateral (laterosacral)
+ Middle (promontorial) (Gerota's node)
**Note 4:** If there is no mention of pelvic 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 pelvic lymph nodes are negative.
**Note 5:** For this data item, do not include isolated tumor cells (ITCs).
**Note 6:** If there is no imaging, biopsy, or surgical work up, code 9.
**Note 7:** The assessment method is recorded in LN Assessment Method Pelvic [NAACCR Data Item #3873]