Diagnosis Code


Code Information

Diagnosis Code: C46.9

Short Description: Kaposi's sarcoma, unspecified

Long Description: Kaposi's sarcoma, unspecified

The code C46.9 is VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Neoplasms (C00–D48)
    • Malignant neoplasms of mesothelial and soft tissue (C45-C49)
      • Kaposi's sarcoma (C46)
        • C46.9 Kaposi's sarcoma, unspecified

Code Version: 2020 ICD-10-CM


  • Kaposi sarcoma of viscus
  • Kaposi's sarcoma
  • Kaposi's sarcoma - endemic
  • Kaposi's sarcoma - sporadic
  • Kaposi's sarcoma associated with AIDS
  • Kaposi's sarcoma not associated with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
  • Kaposi's sarcoma of multiple organs
  • Malignant neoplasm associated with AIDS

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code C46.9 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0)
  • Minor Skin Disorders With Mcc (606)
  • Minor Skin Disorders Without Mcc (607)

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code C46.9 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Inclusion Terms:
    • Kaposi's sarcoma of unspecified site

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
C46.9 Right Arrow 176.9 Kaposi's sarcoma NOS

This ICD-10 to ICD-9 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-10 Code ICD-10 Description
C46 Kaposi's sarcoma
C46.0 Kaposi's sarcoma of skin
C46.1 Kaposi's sarcoma of soft tissue
C46.2 Kaposi's sarcoma of palate
C46.3 Kaposi's sarcoma of lymph nodes
C46.4 Kaposi's sarcoma of gastrointestinal sites
C46.5 Kaposi's sarcoma of lung
C46.50 Kaposi's sarcoma of unspecified lung
C46.51 Kaposi's sarcoma of right lung
C46.52 Kaposi's sarcoma of left lung
C46.7 Kaposi's sarcoma of other sites

This page was last updated on: 10/1/2020