Code Information

Diagnosis Code: 148.8

Short Description: Mal neo hypopharynx NEC

Long Description: Malignant neoplasm of other specified sites of hypopharynx

Code Classification:

  • Neoplasms (140–239)
    • Malignant neoplasm of lip, oral cavity, and pharynx (140-149)
      • 148 Malignant neoplasm of hypopharynx
        • 148.8 Mal neo hypopharynx NEC

Code Version: 2015 ICD-9-CM


  • Overlapping malignant neoplasm of hypopharynx

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code 148.8 has the following ICD-9-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
    • hypopharynx, hypopharyngeal NEC����� 148.9��� 198.89��� 230.0����� 210.8����� 235.1����� 239.0
      • contiguous sites��������������������������� 148.8��� -������������ -������������ -������������ -������������ -
      • specified site NEC������������������������ 148.8��� 198.89��� 230.0����� 210.8����� 235.1����� 239.0

Crosswalk Information

The code 148.8 converts into the following ICD-10 code(s):
ICD-9 Code ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
148.8 Right Arrow C13.8 Malignant neoplasm of overlapping sites of hypopharynx
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
148.0 Malignant neoplasm of postcricoid region of hypopharynx
148.1 Malignant neoplasm of pyriform sinus
148.2 Malignant neoplasm of aryepiglottic fold, hypopharyngeal aspect
148.3 Malignant neoplasm of posterior hypopharyngeal wall
148.9 Malignant neoplasm of hypopharynx, unspecified site

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