C20 MALIGNANT NEOPLASM OF RECTUM

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: C20

Short Description: Malignant neoplasm of rectum

Long Description: Malignant neoplasm of rectum

Code Classification:

  • Neoplasms (C00–D48)
    • Malignant neoplasms of digestive organs (C15-C26)
      • Malignant neoplasm of rectum (C20)
        • C20 Malignant neoplasm of rectum

Code Version: 2017 ICD-10-CM

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code C20 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)

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code C20 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Inclusion Terms:
    • Malignant neoplasm of rectal ampulla
  • Type 1 Excludes Notes:
    • malignant carcinoid tumor of the rectum (C7A.026)

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
C20 Right Arrow 154.1 Malignant neopl rectum
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.

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