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National Cancer Data Base - Data Dictionary PUF 2015

SPLEEN

Spleen C42.2 
(Except for non-solid tumors)
 
Codes
00      None; no surgery of primary site; autopsy ONLY
 
19      Local tumor destruction or excision, NOS
Unknown whether a specimen was sent to pathology for surgical events coded 19 (principally for cases diagnosed prior to January 1, 2003).
 
21      Partial splenectomy
 
22      Total splenectomy
 
80      Splenectomy, NOS
 
Specimen sent to pathology from surgical events 21–80.
 
90      Surgery, NOS
 
99      Unknown if surgery performed; death certificate ONLY