Diagnosis Code

C78.1 SECONDARY MALIGNANT NEOPLASM OF MEDIASTINUM


Code Information

Diagnosis Code: C78.1

Short Description: Secondary malignant neoplasm of mediastinum

Long Description: Secondary malignant neoplasm of mediastinum

The code C78.1 is VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Neoplasms (C00–D48)
    • Malignant neoplasms of ill-defined, other secondary and unspecified sites (C76-C80)
      • Secondary malignant neoplasm of resp and digestive organs (C78)
        • C78.1 Secondary malignant neoplasm of mediastinum

Code Version: 2020 ICD-10-CM


Synonyms

  • Anterior mediastinum mass
  • Hypopharyngeal TNM finding
  • Malignant neoplasm of anterior mediastinum
  • Malignant neoplasm of posterior mediastinum
  • Mediastinum involved by direct extension of malignant neoplasm
  • Metastasis to mediastinum of unknown primary
  • Neoplasm of anterior mediastinum
  • Neoplasm of posterior mediastinum
  • pT4b: Tumor invades prevertebral fascia, encases carotid artery, or involves mediastinal structures
  • pT4b: Tumor invades prevertebral space, encases carotid artery, or invades mediastinal structures
  • pT4b: Tumor invades prevertebral space, encases carotid artery, or invades mediastinal structures
  • Secondary malignant neoplasm of anterior mediastinum
  • Secondary malignant neoplasm of mediastinum
  • Secondary malignant neoplasm of posterior mediastinum
  • Subglottis TNM finding
  • Supraglottis TNM finding
  • T4: Lung tumor of any size that invades any of the following: mediastinum; heart; great vessels; trachea; esophagus; vertebral body; carina
  • Tumor invades mediastinum

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code C78.1 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0)
  • Respiratory Neoplasms With Mcc (180)
  • Respiratory Neoplasms With Cc (181)
  • Respiratory Neoplasms Without Cc/mcc (182)

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
C78.1 Right Arrow 197.1 Sec mal neo mediastinum

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
C78 Secondary malignant neoplasm of respiratory and digestive organs
C78.0 Secondary malignant neoplasm of lung
C78.00 Secondary malignant neoplasm of unspecified lung
C78.01 Secondary malignant neoplasm of right lung
C78.02 Secondary malignant neoplasm of left lung
C78.2 Secondary malignant neoplasm of pleura
C78.3 Secondary malignant neoplasm of other and unspecified respiratory organs
C78.30 Secondary malignant neoplasm of unspecified respiratory organ
C78.39 Secondary malignant neoplasm of other respiratory organs
C78.4 Secondary malignant neoplasm of small intestine
C78.5 Secondary malignant neoplasm of large intestine and rectum
C78.6 Secondary malignant neoplasm of retroperitoneum and peritoneum
C78.7 Secondary malignant neoplasm of liver and intrahepatic bile duct
C78.8 Secondary malignant neoplasm of other and unspecified digestive organs
C78.80 Secondary malignant neoplasm of unspecified digestive organ
C78.89 Secondary malignant neoplasm of other digestive organs


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