Diagnosis Code

C09.8 MALIGNANT NEOPLASM OF OVERLAPPING SITES OF TONSIL

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: C09.8

Short Description: Malignant neoplasm of overlapping sites of tonsil

Long Description: Malignant neoplasm of overlapping sites of tonsil

The code C09.8 is VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Neoplasms (C00–D48)
    • Malignant neoplasms of lip, oral cavity and pharynx (C00-C14)
      • Malignant neoplasm of tonsil (C09)
        • C09.8 Malignant neoplasm of overlapping sites of tonsil

Code Version: 2018 ICD-10-CM

Synonyms

  • Overlapping malignant neoplasm of tonsil
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of lateral wall of oropharynx
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of tonsil

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
C09.8 Right Arrow 146.0 Malignant neopl 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
C09 Malignant neoplasm of tonsil
C09.0 Malignant neoplasm of tonsillar fossa
C09.1 Malignant neoplasm of tonsillar pillar (anterior) (posterior)
C09.9 Malignant neoplasm of tonsil, unspecified

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