Diagnosis Code

C03.9 MALIGNANT NEOPLASM OF GUM, UNSPECIFIED

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: C03.9

Short Description: Malignant neoplasm of gum, unspecified

Long Description: Malignant neoplasm of gum, unspecified

The code C03.9 is VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Neoplasms (C00–D48)
    • Malignant neoplasms of lip, oral cavity and pharynx (C00-C14)
      • Malignant neoplasm of gum (C03)
        • C03.9 Malignant neoplasm of gum, unspecified

Code Version: 2018 ICD-10-CM

Synonyms

  • Malignant epithelial neoplasm of alveolus dentalis
  • Malignant melanoma of gum
  • Malignant melanoma of oral cavity
  • Malignant neoplasm of alveolus dentalis
  • Malignant neoplasm of gum and contiguous sites
  • Malignant tumor of gum
  • Neoplasm of alveolar ridge mucosa
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of alveolar ridge mucosa
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of gingival mucosa
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of gum
  • Squamous cell carcinoma of gum
  • Squamous cell carcinoma of oral mucous membrane

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
C03.9 Right Arrow 143.8 Malig neo gum NEC
143.9 Malig neo gum 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
C03 Malignant neoplasm of gum
C03.0 Malignant neoplasm of upper gum
C03.1 Malignant neoplasm of lower gum

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