Diagnosis Code

C06.0 MALIGNANT NEOPLASM OF CHEEK MUCOSA

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: C06.0

Short Description: Malignant neoplasm of cheek mucosa

Long Description: Malignant neoplasm of cheek mucosa

The code C06.0 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 mouth (C06)
        • C06.0 Malignant neoplasm of cheek mucosa

Code Version: 2018 ICD-10-CM

Synonyms

  • Local recurrence of malignant tumor of buccal cavity
  • Malignant melanoma of buccal mucosa
  • Malignant melanoma of oral cavity
  • Malignant tumor of buccal mucosa
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of buccal mucosa
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of cheek
  • Squamous cell carcinoma of buccal mucosa
  • Squamous cell carcinoma of oral mucous membrane

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code C06.0 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Inclusion Terms:
    • Malignant neoplasm of buccal mucosa NOS
    • Malignant neoplasm of internal cheek

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
C06.0 Right Arrow 145.0 Mal neo cheek mucosa
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
C06 Malignant neoplasm of other and unspecified parts of mouth
C06.1 Malignant neoplasm of vestibule of mouth
C06.2 Malignant neoplasm of retromolar area
C06.8 Malignant neoplasm of overlapping sites of other and unspecified parts of mouth
C06.80 Malignant neoplasm of overlapping sites of unspecified parts of mouth
C06.89 Malignant neoplasm of overlapping sites of other parts of mouth
C06.9 Malignant neoplasm of mouth, unspecified

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