146.8 MAL NEO OROPHARYNX NEC

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: 146.8

Short Description: Mal neo oropharynx NEC

Long Description: Malignant neoplasm of other specified sites of oropharynx

Code Classification:

  • Neoplasms (140–239)
    • Malignant neoplasm of lip, oral cavity, and pharynx (140-149)
      • 146 Malignant neoplasm of oropharynx
        • 146.8 Mal neo oropharynx NEC

Code Version: 2015 ICD-9-CM

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code 146.8 has the following ICD-9-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Carcinoma (M8010/3) - see also Neoplasm, by site, malignant
    • branchial or branchiogenic 146.8
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    • branchial (cleft) (vestiges)������������������� 146.8��� 198.89��� 230.0����� 210.6����� 235.1����� 239.0
    • oropharynx����������������������������������������� 146.9��� 198.89��� 230.0����� 210.6����� 235.1����� 239.0
      • branchial cleft (vestige)����������������� 146.8��� 198.89��� 230.0����� 210.6����� 235.1����� 239.0
      • contiguous sites��������������������������� 146.8��� -������������ -������������ -������������ -������������ -
      • specified part NEC����������������������� 146.8��� 198.89��� 230.0����� 210.6����� 235.1����� 239.0

Crosswalk Information

The code 146.8 converts into the following ICD-10 code(s):
ICD-9 Code ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
146.8 Right Arrow C10.4 Malignant neoplasm of branchial cleft
C10.8 Malignant neoplasm of overlapping sites of oropharynx
This ICD-9 to ICD-10 data is based on the 2015 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

No. ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
1 146.0 Malignant neoplasm of tonsil
2 146.1 Malignant neoplasm of tonsillar fossa
3 146.2 Malignant neoplasm of tonsillar pillars (anterior) (posterior)
4 146.3 Malignant neoplasm of vallecula epiglottica
5 146.4 Malignant neoplasm of anterior aspect of epiglottis
6 146.5 Malignant neoplasm of junctional region of oropharynx
7 146.6 Malignant neoplasm of lateral wall of oropharynx
8 146.7 Malignant neoplasm of posterior wall of oropharynx
9 146.9 Malignant neoplasm of oropharynx, unspecified site

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