Diagnosis Code

C78.2 SECONDARY MALIGNANT NEOPLASM OF PLEURA


Code Information

Diagnosis Code: C78.2

Short Description: Secondary malignant neoplasm of pleura

Long Description: Secondary malignant neoplasm of pleura

The code C78.2 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)
        • C78.2 Secondary malignant neoplasm of pleura

Code Version: 2020 ICD-10-CM


Synonyms

  • Malignant neoplasm of parietal pleura
  • Malignant neoplasm of visceral pleura
  • Mediastinal pleura involved by direct extension of malignant neoplasm
  • Metastasis to pleura of unknown primary
  • Metastatic squamous cell carcinoma
  • Neoplasm of parietal pleura
  • Neoplasm of visceral pleura
  • Pleural invasion by tumor present
  • Secondary malignant neoplasm of parietal pleura
  • Secondary malignant neoplasm of pleura
  • Secondary malignant neoplasm of visceral pleura
  • Squamous cell carcinoma metastatic to pleura
  • Stage IVa: Pleural or pericardial dissemination
  • T2:Lung tumor with any of these features:>3cm in greatest dimension, involves main bronchus >2cm distal to carina; invades visceral pleura; assoc with atelectasis/obstructive pneumonitis extends to hilar region, does not involve entire lung
  • T3: Lung tumor of any size that directly invades any of the following: chest wall ; diaphragm; mediastinal pleura; parietal pericardium
  • Thymic epithelial neoplasm stage finding
  • Visceral pleura invasion by tumor present
  • Visceral pleura involved by direct extension of malignant neoplasm

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code C78.2 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
C78.2 Right Arrow 197.2 Second malig neo pleura

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
C78.1 Secondary malignant neoplasm of mediastinum
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


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