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Question: 20000244 Status
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Source 1:   ICD-O-3
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Question
Behavior Code--Bladder/Lymphoma: Should the "in situ" designation on a bladder primary's pathology report be ignored that states a diagnosis of "in situ lymphoma"?

Discussion


Answer
Ignore the in situ designation. You cannot assign an in situ behavior code to a lymphoma primary. The term or designation of "in situ" is limited to solid tumors; carcinoma and/or cancer.

History


Last Updated
03/05/2008

Date Finalized