C48 MALIGNANT NEOPLASM OF RETROPERITONEUM AND PERITONEUM

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: C48

Short Description: Malignant neoplasm of retroperitoneum and peritoneum

Long Description: Malignant neoplasm of retroperitoneum and peritoneum

Code Classification:

  • Neoplasms (C00–D48)
    • Malignant neoplasms of mesothelial and soft tissue (C45-C49)
      • Malignant neoplasm of retroperitoneum and peritoneum (C48)
        • C48 Malignant neoplasm of retroperitoneum and peritoneum

Code Version: 2017 ICD-10-CM

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code C48 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Type 1 Excludes Notes:
    • Kaposi's sarcoma of connective tissue (C46.1)
    • mesothelioma (C45.-)

Similar Codes

No. ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
1 C48.0 Malignant neoplasm of retroperitoneum
2 C48.1 Malignant neoplasm of specified parts of peritoneum
3 C48.2 Malignant neoplasm of peritoneum, unspecified
4 C48.8 Malignant neoplasm of overlapping sites of retroperitoneum and peritoneum



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