Code Information

Diagnosis Code: 143.8

Short Description: Malig neo gum NEC

Long Description: Malignant neoplasm of other sites of gum

Code Classification:

  • Neoplasms (140–239)
    • Malignant neoplasm of lip, oral cavity, and pharynx (140-149)
      • 143 Malignant neoplasm of gum
        • 143.8 Malig neo gum NEC

Code Version: 2015 ICD-9-CM


  • Malignant neoplasm of gum and contiguous sites

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code 143.8 has the following ICD-9-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
    • gum��������������������������������������������������� 143.9��� 198.89��� 230.0����� 210.4����� 235.1����� 239.0
      • contiguous sites��������������������������� 143.8��� -������������ -������������ -������������ -������������ -

Crosswalk Information

The code 143.8 converts into the following ICD-10 code(s):
ICD-9 Code ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
143.8 Right Arrow C03.9 Malignant neoplasm of gum, unspecified
This ICD-9 to ICD-10 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-9 Code ICD-9 Description
143.0 Malignant neoplasm of upper gum
143.1 Malignant neoplasm of lower gum
143.9 Malignant neoplasm of gum, unspecified

This page was last updated on: 10/1/2014