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ICD-10-CM Code C10.8
Malignant neoplasm of overlapping sites of oropharynx

BILLABLE
Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

C10.8 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of malignant neoplasm of overlapping sites of oropharynx. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


The ICD code C10 is used to code Head and neck cancer

Head and neck cancer is cancer that starts in the lip, oral cavity (mouth), nasal cavity (inside the nose), paranasal sinuses, pharynx, larynx or parotid glands.

Specialty: Oncology
MeSH Codes: D006258, D006258, D006258, D006258, D006258, D006258, D006258, D006258, D006258, D006258
ICD 9 Codes: 140, 141, 142, 143, 144, 145, 146, 147, 148, 149
Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for C10.8 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
Inclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
Malignant neoplasm of junctional region of oropharynx

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #011-013 - Tracheostomy for face, mouth and neck diagnoses with MCC.
  • DRG Group #011-013 - Tracheostomy for face, mouth and neck diagnoses with CC.
  • DRG Group #011-013 - Tracheostomy for face, mouth and neck diagnoses without CC or MCC.
  • DRG Group #146-148 - Ear, nose, mouth and throat malignancy with MCC.
  • DRG Group #146-148 - Ear, nose, mouth and throat malignancy with CC.
  • DRG Group #146-148 - Ear, nose, mouth and throat malignancy without CC or MCC.

ICD-10-CM Neoplasms Index References for 'C10.8 - Malignant neoplasm of overlapping sites of oropharynx'

The ICD-10-CM Neoplasms Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code C10.8. Click on any term below to browse the neoplasms index.

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Malignant neoplasm of other specified sites of oropharynx (approximate match)

This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code C10.8 and a single ICD9 code, 146.8 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.


Parent Code: C10 - Malignant neoplasm of oropharynx

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/C108