Code Information

Diagnosis Code: 163.8

Short Description: Malig neopl pleura NEC

Long Description: Malignant neoplasm of other specified sites of pleura

Code Classification:

  • Neoplasms (140–239)
    • Malignant neoplasm of respiratory and intrathoracic organs (160-165)
      • 163 Malignant neoplasm of pleura
        • 163.8 Malig neopl pleura NEC

Code Version: 2015 ICD-9-CM


  • Overlapping malignant neoplasm of mediastinum and pleura

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code 163.8 has the following ICD-9-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
    • pleura, pleural (cavity)������������������������� 163.9��� 197.2����� -������������ 212.4����� 235.8����� 239.1
      • contiguous sites��������������������������� 163.8��� -������������ -������������ -������������ -������������ -

Crosswalk Information

The code 163.8 converts into the following ICD-10 code(s):
ICD-9 Code ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
163.8 Right Arrow C38.4 Malignant neoplasm of pleura
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
163.0 Malignant neoplasm of parietal pleura
163.1 Malignant neoplasm of visceral pleura
163.9 Malignant neoplasm of pleura, unspecified

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