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ICD-10-CM Code C10.9
Malignant neoplasm of oropharynx, unspecified

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

C10.9 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of malignant neoplasm of oropharynx, unspecified. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


The ICD code C109 is used to code HPV-positive oropharyngeal cancer

Human papillomavirus (HPV)-positive oropharyngeal cancer (OPC) also known as HPV16+ oropharyngeal cancer or HPV+ OPC is a recognized subtype of oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinomas (OSCC), associated with the HPV type 16 virus.

Specialty: Oncology

HPV positive HNSCC (in situ hybridization)

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.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Primary oxyphilic adenocarcinoma of oropharynx (disorder)

Coding Advice SNOMET-CT

  • Possible requirement for morphology code
  • Consider additional code to identify specific condition or disease

ICD-10-CM Neoplasms Index References for 'C10.9 - Malignant neoplasm of oropharynx, unspecified'

The ICD-10-CM Neoplasms Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code C10.9. Click on any term below to browse the neoplasms index.

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Malignant neoplasm of oropharynx, unspecified site (exact match)

This is the official exact match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that in all cases where the ICD9 code 146.9 was previously used, C10.9 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.


Parent Code: C10 - Malignant neoplasm of oropharynx

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/C109