Diagnosis Code

C02.9 MALIGNANT NEOPLASM OF TONGUE, UNSPECIFIED

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: C02.9

Short Description: Malignant neoplasm of tongue, unspecified

Long Description: Malignant neoplasm of tongue, unspecified

The code C02.9 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)
        • C02.9 Malignant neoplasm of tongue, unspecified

Code Version: 2018 ICD-10-CM

Synonyms

  • Local recurrence of malignant tumor of tongue
  • Malignant melanoma of oral cavity
  • Malignant melanoma of tongue
  • Malignant tumor of tongue
  • Metastasis from malignant tumor of tongue
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of tongue
  • Squamous cell carcinoma of oral mucous membrane
  • Squamous cell carcinoma of tongue
  • Tongue carcinoma

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
C02.9 Right Arrow 141.9 Malig neo tongue NOS
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
C02.4 Malignant neoplasm of lingual tonsil
C02.8 Malignant neoplasm of overlapping sites of tongue

This page was last updated on: 1/1/2018