Diagnosis Code

C38.3 MALIGNANT NEOPLASM OF MEDIASTINUM, PART UNSPECIFIED

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: C38.3

Short Description: Malignant neoplasm of mediastinum, part unspecified

Long Description: Malignant neoplasm of mediastinum, part unspecified

The code C38.3 is VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Neoplasms (C00–D48)
    • Malignant neoplasms of respiratory and intrathoracic organs (C30-C39)
      • Malignant neoplasm of heart, mediastinum and pleura (C38)
        • C38.3 Malignant neoplasm of mediastinum, part unspecified

Code Version: 2018 ICD-10-CM

Synonyms

  • Malignant germ cell neoplasm of mediastinum
  • Malignant pericardial effusion
  • Malignant seminoma of mediastinum
  • Malignant teratoma of mediastinum
  • Malignant tumor of mediastinum
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of mediastinum
  • Seminoma

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code C38.3 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v34.0)
  • Respiratory Neoplasms With Mcc (180)
  • Respiratory Neoplasms With Cc (181)
  • Respiratory Neoplasms Without Cc/mcc (182)

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
C38.3 Right Arrow 164.9 Mal neo mediastinum 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
C38 Malignant neoplasm of heart, mediastinum and pleura
C38.0 Malignant neoplasm of heart
C38.1 Malignant neoplasm of anterior mediastinum
C38.2 Malignant neoplasm of posterior mediastinum
C38.4 Malignant neoplasm of pleura
C38.8 Malignant neoplasm of overlapping sites of heart, mediastinum and pleura

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