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ICD-10-CM Code C16.2
Malignant neoplasm of body of stomach

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

C16.2 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of malignant neoplasm of body of stomach. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


The ICD code C16 is used to code Stomach cancer

Stomach cancer, also known as gastric cancer, is cancer developing from the lining of the stomach. Early symptoms may include heartburn, upper abdominal pain, nausea and loss of appetite. Later signs and symptoms may include weight loss, yellow skin and whites of the eyes, vomiting, difficulty swallowing, and blood in the stool among others. The cancer may spread from the stomach to other parts of the body, particularly the liver, lungs, bones, lining of the abdomen and lymph nodes.

Specialty: Oncology
MeSH Code: D013274
ICD 9 Code: 151

A stomach ulcer that was diagnosed as cancer on biopsy and surgically removed.

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #374-376 - Digestive malignancy with MCC.
  • DRG Group #374-376 - Digestive malignancy with CC.
  • DRG Group #374-376 - Digestive malignancy without CC or MCC.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Carcinoma of body of stomach (disorder)
  • Malignant tumor of body of stomach (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 'C16.2 - Malignant neoplasm of body of stomach'

The ICD-10-CM Neoplasms Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code C16.2. Click on any term below to browse the neoplasms index.

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Malignant neoplasm of body of stomach (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 151.4 was previously used, C16.2 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.


Parent Code: C16 - Malignant neoplasm of stomach

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/C162