C03 MALIGNANT NEOPLASM OF GUM

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: C03

Short Description: Malignant neoplasm of gum

Long Description: Malignant neoplasm of gum

Code Classification:

  • Neoplasms (C00–D48)
    • Malignant neoplasms of lip, oral cavity and pharynx (C00-C14)
      • Malignant neoplasm of gum (C03)
        • C03 Malignant neoplasm of gum

Code Version: 2017 ICD-10-CM

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code C03 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Includes Notes:
    • malignant neoplasm of alveolar (ridge) mucosa
    • malignant neoplasm of gingiva
  • Type 2 Excludes Notes:
    • malignant odontogenic neoplasms (C41.0-C41.1)

Similar Codes

No. ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
1 C03.0 Malignant neoplasm of upper gum
2 C03.1 Malignant neoplasm of lower gum
3 C03.9 Malignant neoplasm of gum, unspecified



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