Diagnosis Code

C10.9 MALIGNANT NEOPLASM OF OROPHARYNX, UNSPECIFIED

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: C10.9

Short Description: Malignant neoplasm of oropharynx, unspecified

Long Description: Malignant neoplasm of oropharynx, unspecified

The code C10.9 is VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Neoplasms (C00–D48)
    • Malignant neoplasms of lip, oral cavity and pharynx (C00-C14)
      • Malignant neoplasm of oropharynx (C10)
        • C10.9 Malignant neoplasm of oropharynx, unspecified

Code Version: 2018 ICD-10-CM

Synonyms

  • Adenoid cystic carcinoma of oropharynx
  • Adenosquamous carcinoma
  • Malignant epithelial neoplasm of oropharynx
  • Malignant tumor of oropharynx
  • Oxyphilic adenocarcinoma
  • Primary acinar cell carcinoma of oropharynx
  • Primary adenocarcinoma of oropharynx
  • Primary adenosquamous carcinoma of oropharynx
  • Primary basal cell adenocarcinoma of oropharynx
  • Primary basaloid carcinoma of oropharynx
  • Primary basaloid squamous cell carcinoma of oropharynx
  • Primary carcinoma ex pleomorphic adenoma of oropharynx
  • Primary clear cell adenocarcinoma of oropharynx
  • Primary cystadenocarcinoma of oropharynx
  • Primary epithelial-myoepithelial carcinoma of oropharynx
  • Primary infiltrating duct carcinoma of oropharynx
  • Primary lymphoepithelial carcinoma of oropharynx
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of oropharynx
  • Primary mucinous adenocarcinoma of oropharynx
  • Primary mucoepidermoid carcinoma of oropharynx
  • Primary myoepithelial carcinoma of oropharynx
  • Primary oxyphilic adenocarcinoma of oropharynx
  • Primary papillary adenocarcinoma of oropharynx
  • Primary papillary squamous cell carcinoma of oropharynx
  • Primary polymorphous low grade adenocarcinoma of oropharynx
  • Primary salivary gland-type tumour of oropharynx
  • Primary spindle cell squamous cell carcinoma of oropharynx
  • Primary squamous cell carcinoma of oropharynx
  • Squamous cell carcinoma of oropharynx

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
C10.9 Right Arrow 146.9 Malig neo oropharynx 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
C10 Malignant neoplasm of oropharynx
C10.0 Malignant neoplasm of vallecula
C10.1 Malignant neoplasm of anterior surface of epiglottis
C10.2 Malignant neoplasm of lateral wall of oropharynx
C10.3 Malignant neoplasm of posterior wall of oropharynx
C10.4 Malignant neoplasm of branchial cleft
C10.8 Malignant neoplasm of overlapping sites of oropharynx

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