Code Information

Diagnosis Code: 159.1

Short Description: Malignant neo spleen NEC

Long Description: Malignant neoplasm of spleen, not elsewhere classified

Code Classification:

  • Neoplasms (140–239)
    • Malignant neoplasm of digestive organs and peritoneum (150-159)
      • 159 Malignant neoplasm of other and ill-defined sites within the digestive organs and peritoneum
        • 159.1 Malignant neo spleen NEC

Code Version: 2015 ICD-9-CM


  • Angiosarcoma of spleen
  • Fibrosarcoma of spleen
  • Malignant tumor of spleen
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of spleen

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code 159.1 has the following ICD-9-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
    • spleen, splenic NEC���������������������������� 159.1��� 197.8����� 230.9����� 211.9����� 235.5����� 239.0
      • flexure (colon)������������������������������ 153.7��� 197.5����� 230.3����� 211.3����� 235.2����� 239.0

Crosswalk Information

The code 159.1 converts into the following ICD-10 code(s):
ICD-9 Code ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
159.1 Right Arrow C26.1 Malignant neoplasm of spleen
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
159.0 Malignant neoplasm of intestinal tract, part unspecified
159.8 Malignant neoplasm of other sites of digestive system and intra-abdominal organs
159.9 Malignant neoplasm of ill-defined sites within the digestive organs and peritoneum

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