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National Cancer Data Base - Data Dictionary PUF 2015

THYROID GLAND

C73.9 

(Except for non-solid tumors)

 

Codes

00      None; no surgery of primary site; autopsy ONLY

 

13      Local tumor destruction, NOS

         No specimen sent to pathology from surgical event 13.

 

25      Removal of less than a lobe, NOS

         26      Local surgical excision

         27      Removal of a partial lobe ONLY

 

20      Lobectomy and/or isthmectomy

         21      Lobectomy ONLY

         22      Isthmectomy ONLY

         23      Lobectomy WITH isthmus

 

30      Removal of a lobe and partial removal of the contralateral lobe

 

40      Subtotal or near total thyroidectomy

 

50      Total thyroidectomy

 

80      Thyroidectomy, NOS

 


         Specimen sent to pathology from surgical events 25–80.

 

90      Surgery, NOS

 

99         Unknown if surgery performed; death certificate ONLY