CS Mets at DX: Hard Palate

Note: Supraclavicular and transverse cervical lymph nodes are now coded in CS Lymph Nodes because they are categorized as N rather than M in AJCC TNM.Any cases coded to 10 or 50 can be reviewed and recoded.The volume of cases affected should be small.

Code Description TNM SS77 SS2000
00 No; none M0 NONE NONE
10 Distant lymph node(s)
  • Mediastinal
Distant lymph node(s), NOS
M1 D D
40 Distant metastases except distant lymph node(s) (code 10)
Distant metastasis, NOS
M1 D D
50 (10) + (40)
Distant lymph node(s) plus other distant metastases
M1 D D
99 Unknown if distant metastasis
Distant metastasis cannot be assessed
Not documented in patient record
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