C02.0 MALIGNANT NEOPLASM OF DORSAL SURFACE OF TONGUE

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: C02.0

Short Description: Malignant neoplasm of dorsal surface of tongue

Long Description: Malignant neoplasm of dorsal surface of tongue

Code Classification:

  • Neoplasms (C00–D48)
    • Malignant neoplasms of lip, oral cavity and pharynx (C00-C14)
      • Malignant neoplasm of other and unspecified parts of tongue (C02)
        • C02.0 Malignant neoplasm of dorsal surface of tongue

Code Version: 2017 ICD-10-CM

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code C02.0 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Inclusion Terms:
    • Malignant neoplasm of anterior two-thirds of tongue, dorsal surface
  • Type 2 Excludes Notes:
    • malignant neoplasm of dorsal surface of base of tongue (C01)

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
C02.0 Right Arrow 141.1 Mal neo dorsal tongue
This ICD-10 to ICD-9 data is based on the 2015 General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) files published by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for informational purposes only. The data is not an ICD-10 conversion tool and doesn’t guarantee clinical accuracy.

Similar Codes

No. ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
1 C02 Malignant neoplasm of other and unspecified parts of tongue
2 C02.1 Malignant neoplasm of border of tongue
3 C02.2 Malignant neoplasm of ventral surface of tongue
4 C02.3 Malignant neoplasm of anterior two-thirds of tongue, part unspecified
5 C02.4 Malignant neoplasm of lingual tonsil
6 C02.8 Malignant neoplasm of overlapping sites of tongue
7 C02.9 Malignant neoplasm of tongue, unspecified



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