Code Information

Diagnosis Code: C15.9

Short Description: Malignant neoplasm of esophagus, unspecified

Long Description: Malignant neoplasm of esophagus, unspecified

Code Classification:

  • Neoplasms (C00–D48)
    • Malignant neoplasms of digestive organs (C15-C26)
      • Malignant neoplasm of esophagus (C15)
        • C15.9 Malignant neoplasm of esophagus, unspecified

Code Version: 2017 ICD-10-CM

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code C15.9 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v34.0)
  • Digestive Malignancy With Mcc (374)
  • Digestive Malignancy With Cc (375)
  • Digestive Malignancy Without Cc/mcc (376)

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
C15.9 Right Arrow 150.9 Mal neo esophagus NOS
This ICD-10 to ICD-9 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-10 Code ICD-10 Description
1 C15 Malignant neoplasm of esophagus
2 C15.3 Malignant neoplasm of upper third of esophagus
3 C15.4 Malignant neoplasm of middle third of esophagus
4 C15.5 Malignant neoplasm of lower third of esophagus
5 C15.8 Malignant neoplasm of overlapping sites of esophagus

This page was last updated on: 1/1/2018