Diagnosis Code


Code Information

Diagnosis Code: C45.2

Short Description: Mesothelioma of pericardium

Long Description: Mesothelioma of pericardium

The code C45.2 is VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Neoplasms (C00–D48)
    • Malignant neoplasms of mesothelial and soft tissue (C45-C49)
      • Mesothelioma (C45)
        • C45.2 Mesothelioma of pericardium

Code Version: 2018 ICD-10-CM


  • Malignant mesothelioma of pericardium
  • Malignant tumor of mesothelial tissue
  • Mesothelioma

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code C45.2 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v34.0)
  • Other Circulatory System Diagnoses With Mcc (314)
  • Other Circulatory System Diagnoses With Cc (315)
  • Other Circulatory System Diagnoses Without Cc/mcc (316)

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code C45.2 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Type 1 Excludes Notes:
    • other malignant neoplasm of pericardium (C38.0)

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
C45.2 Right Arrow 164.1 Malignant neopl heart
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
C45 Mesothelioma
C45.0 Mesothelioma of pleura
C45.1 Mesothelioma of peritoneum
C45.7 Mesothelioma of other sites
C45.9 Mesothelioma, unspecified

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