Diagnosis Code

C78.39 SECONDARY MALIGNANT NEOPLASM OF OTHER RESPIRATORY ORGANS


Code Information

Diagnosis Code: C78.39

Short Description: Secondary malignant neoplasm of other respiratory organs

Long Description: Secondary malignant neoplasm of other respiratory organs

The code C78.39 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)
        • C78.39 Secondary malignant neoplasm of other respiratory organs

Code Version: 2020 ICD-10-CM


Synonyms

  • Hypopharyngeal TNM finding
  • Lip and oral cavity TNM finding
  • Malignant neoplasm of cartilage of nose
  • Malignant neoplasm of junctional region of epiglottis
  • Malignant neoplasm of mastoid
  • Malignant tumor of aryepiglottic fold - laryngeal aspect
  • Malignant tumor of ethmoid sinus
  • Malignant tumor of Eustachian tube
  • Malignant tumor of false cord
  • Malignant tumor of frontal sinus
  • Malignant tumor of mastoid air cells
  • Malignant tumor of maxillary sinus
  • Malignant tumor of nasal septum
  • Malignant tumor of nasal skeleton
  • Malignant tumor of nasal vestibule
  • Malignant tumor of sphenoid sinus
  • Malignant tumor of subglottis
  • Malignant tumor of vocal cord
  • Maxillary sinus TNM finding
  • Maxillary sinus TNM finding
  • Metastasis to trachea of unknown primary
  • Nasopharynx TNM finding
  • Nasopharynx TNM finding
  • Neoplasm of cartilage of nose
  • Neoplasm of false vocal cord
  • Neoplasm of laryngeal aspect of aryepiglottic fold
  • Neoplasm of laryngeal surface of epiglottis
  • Neoplasm of mastoid air cells
  • Neoplasm of nasal vestibule
  • Neoplasm of subglottis
  • Oropharynx TNM finding
  • pT2: Tumor extends to the soft tissues
  • pT2: Tumor extends to vocal cord
  • pT2a: Tumor extends to the soft tissues of the oropharnyx and/or nasal cavity without parapharyngeal extension
  • pT3: Tumor invades any of the following: bone of the posterior wall of maxillary sinus, subcutaneous tissues, floor or medial wall of orbit, pterygoid fossa, ethmoid sinuses
  • pT3: Tumor involves bony structures and/or paranasal sinuses
  • pT4a: Tumor invades anterior orbital contents, skin of cheek, pterygoid plates, infratemporal fossa, cribriform plate, sphenoid or frontal sinuses
  • pT4a: Tumor invades cricoid or thyroid cartilage and/or invades tissues beyond the larynx
  • pT4a: Tumor invades the larynx, deep/extrinsic muscle of tongue, medial pterygoid muscle, hard palate, or mandible
  • pT4a: Tumor invades through cortical bone, into deep
  • pT4a: Tumor invades thyroid/cricoid cartilage, hyoid bone, thyroid gland, esophagus or central compartment of soft tissue
  • Secondary malignant neoplasm of accessory sinus
  • Secondary malignant neoplasm of cartilage of nose
  • Secondary malignant neoplasm of epiglottis
  • Secondary malignant neoplasm of epiglottis
  • Secondary malignant neoplasm of ethmoidal sinus
  • Secondary malignant neoplasm of eustachian tube
  • Secondary malignant neoplasm of false vocal cord
  • Secondary malignant neoplasm of frontal sinus
  • Secondary malignant neoplasm of glottis
  • Secondary malignant neoplasm of hypopharynx
  • Secondary malignant neoplasm of junctional region of epiglottis
  • Secondary malignant neoplasm of laryngeal aspect of aryepiglottic fold
  • Secondary malignant neoplasm of laryngeal commissure
  • Secondary malignant neoplasm of laryngeal surface of epiglottis
  • Secondary malignant neoplasm of larynx
  • Secondary malignant neoplasm of mastoid air cells
  • Secondary malignant neoplasm of maxillary sinus
  • Secondary malignant neoplasm of nasal cavity
  • Secondary malignant neoplasm of nose
  • Secondary malignant neoplasm of nose
  • Secondary malignant neoplasm of septum of nose
  • Secondary malignant neoplasm of soft tissues of neck
  • Secondary malignant neoplasm of soft tissues of neck
  • Secondary malignant neoplasm of sphenoidal sinus
  • Secondary malignant neoplasm of subglottis
  • Secondary malignant neoplasm of supraglottis
  • Secondary malignant neoplasm of temporal bone
  • Secondary malignant neoplasm of trachea
  • Secondary malignant neoplasm of vestibule of nose
  • Secondary malignant neoplasm of vocal cord
  • Subglottis TNM finding
  • Subglottis TNM finding
  • T2: Aerodigestive tract tumor extends into nasal cavity
  • T2: Aerodigestive tract tumor extends to soft tissue of oropharynx and/or nasal fossa
  • T2: Aerodigestive tract tumor extends to supraglottis and/or subglottis, and/or with impaired vocal cord mobility
  • T2: Aerodigestive tract tumor extends to vocal cord with normal or impaired mobility
  • T3: Aerodigestive tract tumor extends to anterior orbit and/or maxillary sinus
  • T3: Aerodigestive tract tumor limited to larynx with vocal cord fixation and/or invades any of the following: postcricoid area, pre-epiglottic tissues, deep base of tongue
  • T3: Aerodigestive tumor invades bony structures and/or paranasal sinuses
  • T4: Aerodigestive tract tumor invades adjacent structures
  • T4: Aerodigestive tract tumor invades orbital contents beyond the floor or medial wall including apex and/or any of the following: cribriform plate, base of skull, nasopharynx, sphenoid sinus, frontal sinus
  • T4: Aerodigestive tract tumor with intracranial extension, orbital extension including apex, involving sphenoid and/or frontal sinus and/or skin of nose
  • T4: Lung tumor of any size that invades any of the following: mediastinum; heart; great vessels; trachea; esophagus; vertebral body; carina
  • T4: Oral Cavity: Tumor invades adjacent structures
  • T4: Tumor invades through cricoid or thyroid cartilage and/or extends into other tissues beyond the larynx
  • Tumor invasion into supraglottis
  • Tumor of Eustachian tube

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code C78.39 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
C78.39 Right Arrow 197.3 Sec malig neo resp NEC

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
C78.2 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
C78.4 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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