LN Status: Femoral-Inguinal


**Note 1:** Physician statement of femoral-inguinal status can be used to code this data item when no other information is available. **Note 2:** Code this data item for the lower third of the vagina only. * Code 9 for upper two thirds of the vagina, or unknown whether it’s the lower third or upper two thirds **Note 3:** The following are femoral-inguinal nodes. * Femoral * Inguinal, NOS * Inguinofemoral (groin) * Node of Cloquet or Rosenmuller (highest deep inguinal) * Superficial inguinal **Note 4:** 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 5:** For this data item, do not include isolated tumor cells (ITCs). **Note 6:** Code 9 when there is no imaging, biopsy, surgical workup, or a physical exam only. **Note 7:** 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