Question: 20000249

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Final

Category


#1:   Lymph nodes-EOD
#2:   Melanoma
#3:   Lymph nodes


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Question


EOD-Lymph Nodes--Melanoma: Should we assume that positive lymph nodes are to be considered regional if the primary site for a melanoma is not identified (i.e., C44.9)?

Discussion




Answer


For cases diagnosed 1998-2003: Code the EOD-Lymph Nodes field to 8 [Lymph Nodes, NOS].

History




Last Updated


02/21/2005

Date Finalized