C05.9 MALIGNANT NEOPLASM OF PALATE, UNSPECIFIED

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: C05.9

Short Description: Malignant neoplasm of palate, unspecified

Long Description: Malignant neoplasm of palate, unspecified

Code Classification:

  • Neoplasms (C00–D48)
    • Malignant neoplasms of lip, oral cavity and pharynx (C00-C14)
      • Malignant neoplasm of palate (C05)
        • C05.9 Malignant neoplasm of palate, unspecified

Code Version: 2017 ICD-10-CM

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code C05.9 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Inclusion Terms:
    • Malignant neoplasm of roof of mouth

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
C05.9 Right Arrow 145.5 Malignant neo palate NOS
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 C05 Malignant neoplasm of palate
2 C05.0 Malignant neoplasm of hard palate
3 C05.1 Malignant neoplasm of soft palate
4 C05.2 Malignant neoplasm of uvula
5 C05.8 Malignant neoplasm of overlapping sites of palate



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