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Question: 20130008 Status
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Question
Primary site--Kidney, renal pelvis: Should primary site be coded C809 [unknown] or C649 [kidney] when a patient is diagnosed with renal cell carcinoma in a transplanted kidney?

Discussion


Answer
Code the primary site to C649 [kidney]. Per the SEER Manual, code the site where the neoplasm originated. There are no separate instructions for coding primary site for transplanted organs. This patientís renal cell carcinoma originated in the kidney [C649].

History


Last Updated
06/23/2014

Date Finalized
04/30/2013