NAACCR Item #3830: Extranodal Extension Clin (non-Head and Neck)

Item # Length Source of Standard Year Implemented Version Implemented Year Retired Version Retired
3830 1 NAACCR 2018 18

NAACCR XML: Tumor.extranodalExtensionClin

Description
Extranodal Extension (ENE) Clinical is defined as "the extension of a nodal metastasis through the lymph node capsule into adjacent tissue" during the diagnostic workup. This data item defines clinical ENE for sites other than Head and Neck.
Rationale
Extranodal Extension Clinical (non-Head and Neck) is a Registry Data Collection Variable for AJCC. This data item was previously collected for Penis, SSF# 17.
Codes
0 Regional lymph nodes involved, ENE not present/not identified during diagnostic workup
1 Regional lymph nodes involved, ENE present/identified during diagnostic workup, based on physical exam WITH or WITHOUT imaging
2 Regional lymph nodes involved, ENE present/identified during diagnostic workup, based on microscopic confirmation
4 Regional lymph nodes involved, ENE present/identified, unknown how identified
7 No lymph node involvement during diagnostic workup (cN0)
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
Clinical ENE not assessed or unknown if assessed during diagnostic workup
Clinical assessment of lymph nodes not done, or unknown if done
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.