NAACCR Item #3959: LN Status Femoral-Inguinal

Item # Length Source of Standard Year Implemented Version Implemented Year Retired Version Retired
3959 1 SEER 2022 22

NAACCR XML: Tumor.lnStatusFemoralInguinal

Alternate Names
   Lymph Node Status: Femoral-Inguinal
Description
This data item describes the status of femoral-inguinal lymph nodes associated with certain female genital cancers.
Rationale
Specific regional lymph node involvement is listed as a Registry Data Collection Variable in AJCC.

See Lymph Node Assessment Methods and Status for Regional and Distant Lymph Nodes in GYN sites for additional information.
Codes
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 nodes not assessed or unknown if assessed