Code Information

Diagnosis Code: 146.3

Short Description: Malign neopl vallecula

Long Description: Malignant neoplasm of vallecula epiglottica

Code Classification:

  • Neoplasms (140–239)
    • Malignant neoplasm of lip, oral cavity, and pharynx (140-149)
      • 146 Malignant neoplasm of oropharynx
        • 146.3 Malign neopl vallecula

Code Version: 2015 ICD-9-CM

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code 146.3 has the following ICD-9-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
    • oropharynx����������������������������������������� 146.9��� 198.89��� 230.0����� 210.6����� 235.1����� 239.0
      • vallecula��������������������������������������� 146.3��� 198.89��� 230.0����� 210.6����� 235.1����� 239.0
    • vallecula (epigiottis)���������������������������� 146.3��� 198.89��� 230.0����� 210.6����� 235.1����� 239.0

Crosswalk Information

The code 146.3 converts into the following ICD-10 code(s):
ICD-9 Code ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
146.3 Right Arrow C10.0 Malignant neoplasm of vallecula
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
146.0 Malignant neoplasm of tonsil
146.1 Malignant neoplasm of tonsillar fossa
146.2 Malignant neoplasm of tonsillar pillars (anterior) (posterior)
146.4 Malignant neoplasm of anterior aspect of epiglottis
146.5 Malignant neoplasm of junctional region of oropharynx
146.6 Malignant neoplasm of lateral wall of oropharynx
146.7 Malignant neoplasm of posterior wall of oropharynx
146.8 Malignant neoplasm of other specified sites of oropharynx
146.9 Malignant neoplasm of oropharynx, unspecified site

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