153.5 MALIGNANT NEO APPENDIX

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: 153.5

Short Description: Malignant neo appendix

Long Description: Malignant neoplasm of appendix vermiformis

Code Classification:

  • Neoplasms (140–239)
    • Malignant neoplasm of digestive organs and peritoneum (150-159)
      • 153 Malignant neoplasm of colon
        • 153.5 Malignant neo appendix

Code Version: 2015 ICD-9-CM

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code 153.5 has the following ICD-9-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
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    • appendix�������������������������������������������� 153.5��� 197.5����� 230.3����� 211.3����� 235.2����� 239.0
    • intestine, intestinal������������������������������ 159.0��� 197.8����� 230.7����� 211.9����� 235.2����� 239.0
      • large�������������������������������������������� 153.9��� 197.5����� 230.3����� 211.3����� 235.2����� 239.0
        • appendix�������������������������������� 153.5��� 197.5����� 230.3����� 211.3����� 235.2����� 239.0

Crosswalk Information

The code 153.5 converts into the following ICD-10 code(s):
ICD-9 Code ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
153.5 Right Arrow C18.1 Malignant neoplasm of appendix
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
1 153.0 Malignant neoplasm of hepatic flexure
2 153.1 Malignant neoplasm of transverse colon
3 153.2 Malignant neoplasm of descending colon
4 153.3 Malignant neoplasm of sigmoid colon
5 153.4 Malignant neoplasm of cecum
6 153.6 Malignant neoplasm of ascending colon
7 153.7 Malignant neoplasm of splenic flexure
8 153.8 Malignant neoplasm of other specified sites of large intestine
9 153.9 Malignant neoplasm of colon, unspecified site

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