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:** The following are pelvic nodes
* Iliac, NOS
+ Internal (hypogastric) (obturator)
* Pelvic, NOS
* Sacral, NOS
+ Lateral (laterosacral)
+ Middle (promontorial) (Gerota's node)
**Note 3:** 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 4:** For this data item, do not include isolated tumor cells (ITCs).
**Note 5:** Code 9 when there is no imaging, biopsy, surgical workup, or a physical exam only.
**Note 6:** The assessment method is recorded in 3873: LN Assessment Method Pelvic.