NAACCR Item #3871: LN Assessment Method Femoral-Inguinal

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Item # Length Source of Standard Year Implemented Version Implemented Year Retired Version Retired Column #
3871 1 NAACCR 2018 18 1992 - 1992

NAACCR XML: Tumor.lnAssessmentMethodFemoralInguinal

This data item describes the method used to assess involvement of femoral-inguinal lymph nodes associated with certain female genital cancers.
Method of assessment of regional nodal status is listed as a Registry Data Collection Variable in the AJCC GYN chapters. This data item was previously collected as Vulva, SSF# 15.
0 Radiography, imaging
(Ultrasound (US), computed tomography scan (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), positron emission tomography scan (PET))

Physical exam only
1 Incisional biopsy; fine needle aspiration (FNA)
2 Lymphadenectomy
Excisional biopsy or resection with microscopic confirmation
7 Regional lymph node(s) assessed, unknown assessment method
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
Regional 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.