Collaborative Stage for TNM 7 - Revised 12/31/2009  [ Schema ]


CS Site-Specific Factor 6
Number of Examined Para-Aortic Nodes

000No para-aortic nodes were examined.
001-0891 - 89 para-aortic nodes were examined (Code the exact number of para-aortic lymph nodes examined).
09090 or more nodes were examined.
095No para-aortic nodes were removed, but aspiration or core biopsy of para-aortic nodes was performed.
096Para-aortic lymph node removal was documented as a sampling, and the number of nodes is unknown/not stated.
097Para-aortic lymph node removal was documented as a dissection, and the number of nodes is unknown/not stated.
098Para-aortic lymph nodes were surgically removed, but the number of lymph nodes is unknown/not stated and not documented as a sampling or dissection; nodes were examined, but the number is unknown.
See code 988
Not applicable for this site
988Not applicable:  Information not collected for this case
(May include cases converted from code 888 used in CSv1 for "Not applicable" or when the item was not collected.  If this item is required to derive T, N, M, or any stage, use of code 988 may result in an error.)
999It is unknown whether nodes were examined; not applicable or negative; not stated in patient record.