Code Information

Diagnosis Code: C45.0

Short Description: Mesothelioma of pleura

Long Description: Mesothelioma of pleura

Code Classification:

  • Neoplasms (C00–D48)
    • Malignant neoplasms of mesothelial and soft tissue (C45-C49)
      • Mesothelioma (C45)
        • C45.0 Mesothelioma of pleura

Code Version: 2017 ICD-10-CM

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code C45.0 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v34.0)
  • Respiratory Neoplasms With Mcc (180)
  • Respiratory Neoplasms With Cc (181)
  • Respiratory Neoplasms Without Cc/mcc (182)

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code C45.0 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Type 1 Excludes Notes:
    • other malignant neoplasm of pleura (C38.4)

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
C45.0 Right Arrow 163.9 Malig neopl pleura 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 C45 Mesothelioma
2 C45.1 Mesothelioma of peritoneum
3 C45.2 Mesothelioma of pericardium
4 C45.7 Mesothelioma of other sites
5 C45.9 Mesothelioma, unspecified

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