NAACCR Item #3879: LN Head and Neck Other
|Item #||Length||Source of Standard||Year Implemented||Version Implemented||Year Retired||Version Retired|
NAACCR XML: Tumor.lnHeadAndNeckOther
Lymph Nodes for Head and Neck, Other records the involvement of lymph nodes other than Levels I-III, IV-V, and VI-VII.
Level of nodal involvement is a Registry Data Collection Variable in AJCC. This data item was previously collected as Head and Neck SSF# 6 (common SSF).
|0||No involvement in other head and neck lymph node regions|
|1||Buccinator (facial) lymph node(s) involved|
|2||Parapharyngeal lymph node(s) involved|
|3||Periparotid and intraparotid lymph node(s) involved|
|4||Preauricular lymph node(s) involved|
|5||Retropharyngeal lymph node(s) involved|
|6||Suboccipital/retroauricular lymph node(s) involved|
|7||Any combination of codes 1-6|
|8||Not applicable: Information not collected for this case (If this item is required by your standard setter, use of code 8 will result in an edit error.)|
|9||Not documented in medical record Positive nodes, but level of positive node(s) unknown Other Head and Neck lymph nodes not assessed, or unknown if assessed|
Each Site-Specific Data Item (SSDI) applies only to selected primary sites, histologies, and years of diagnosis. Depending on applicability and standard-setter requirements, SSDIs may be left blank.