Diagnosis Code

C02.4 MALIGNANT NEOPLASM OF LINGUAL TONSIL

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: C02.4

Short Description: Malignant neoplasm of lingual tonsil

Long Description: Malignant neoplasm of lingual tonsil

The code C02.4 is VALID for claim submission

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)
        • C02.4 Malignant neoplasm of lingual tonsil

Code Version: 2018 ICD-10-CM

Synonyms

  • Carcinoma of lingual tonsil
  • Malignant neoplasm of dorsal surface of tongue
  • Malignant neoplasm of dorsal surface of tongue
  • Malignant tumor of lingual tonsil
  • Neoplasm of lingual tonsil
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of dorsal surface of tongue
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of lingual tonsil
  • Tongue carcinoma

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code C02.4 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Type 2 Excludes Notes:
    • malignant neoplasm of tonsil NOS (C09.9)

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
C02.4 Right Arrow 141.6 Mal neo lingual tonsil
This ICD-10 to ICD-9 data is based on the 2018 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

ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
C02 Malignant neoplasm of other and unspecified parts of tongue
C02.0 Malignant neoplasm of dorsal surface of tongue
C02.1 Malignant neoplasm of border of tongue
C02.2 Malignant neoplasm of ventral surface of tongue
C02.3 Malignant neoplasm of anterior two-thirds of tongue, part unspecified
C02.8 Malignant neoplasm of overlapping sites of tongue
C02.9 Malignant neoplasm of tongue, unspecified

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