Diagnosis Code

C13.2 MALIGNANT NEOPLASM OF POSTERIOR WALL OF HYPOPHARYNX

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: C13.2

Short Description: Malignant neoplasm of posterior wall of hypopharynx

Long Description: Malignant neoplasm of posterior wall of hypopharynx

The code C13.2 is VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Neoplasms (C00–D48)
    • Malignant neoplasms of lip, oral cavity and pharynx (C00-C14)
      • Malignant neoplasm of hypopharynx (C13)
        • C13.2 Malignant neoplasm of posterior wall of hypopharynx

Code Version: 2018 ICD-10-CM

Synonyms

  • Malignant tumor of posterior wall of hypopharynx
  • Neoplasm of posterior hypopharyngeal wall
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of posterior hypopharyngeal wall
  • Primary squamous cell carcinoma of posterior wall of hypopharynx

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
C13.2 Right Arrow 148.3 Mal neo post hypopharynx
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
C13 Malignant neoplasm of hypopharynx
C13.0 Malignant neoplasm of postcricoid region
C13.1 Malignant neoplasm of aryepiglottic fold, hypopharyngeal aspect
C13.8 Malignant neoplasm of overlapping sites of hypopharynx
C13.9 Malignant neoplasm of hypopharynx, unspecified

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