ICD-10-CM Code C16.9
Malignant neoplasm of stomach, unspecified
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
C16.9 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of malignant neoplasm of stomach, unspecified. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code C169 is used to code Linitis plastica
Linitis plastica, also known as Brinton's disease or leather bottle stomach, is a morphological variant of diffuse (or infiltrating) stomach cancer.
|ICD 9 Code:||151.9|
Endoscopic image of linitis plastica, where the entire stomach is invaded with stomach cancer, leading to a leather bottle like appearance.
Coding Notes for C16.9 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Inclusion TermsInclusion 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.
- Gastric cancer NOS
- 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.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'C16.9 - Malignant neoplasm of stomach, unspecified'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code C16.9. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.
ICD-10-CM Neoplasms Index References for 'C16.9 - Malignant neoplasm of stomach, unspecified'
The ICD-10-CM Neoplasms Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code C16.9. Click on any term below to browse the neoplasms index.
Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
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 151.9 was previously used, C16.9 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.