NAACCR Item #3877: LN Head and Neck Levels IV-V
|Item #||Length||Source of Standard||Year Implemented||Version Implemented||Year Retired||Version Retired|
NAACCR XML: Tumor.lnHeadAndNeckLevels4To5
Lymph Nodes for Head and Neck, Levels IV-V records the involvement of Levels IV-V lymph nodes.
Level of nodal involvement is a Registry Data Collection Variable in AJCC. This data item was previously collected as Head and Neck SSF# 4 (common SSF).
|0||No involvement in Levels IV or V lymph nodes|
|1||Level IV lymph node(s) involved|
|2||Level V lymph node(s) involved|
|3||Levels IV and V lymph node(s) involved|
|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 Lymph node levels IV-V 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.