What is the staging for regional lymph node involvement (N) in soft-tissue tumors?

Updated: Dec 03, 2018
  • Author: Vinod B Shidham, MD, FRCPath; Chief Editor: Omohodion (Odion) Binitie, MD  more...
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Possible values for regional lymph node involvement (N) are defined as follows:

  • NX - Regional lymphnodes cannot be assessed
  • N0 - No known metastasis to lymph nodes
  • N1 - Verified metastasis to lymph nodes

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