ICD-10-CM Code C17
Malignant neoplasm of small intestine
Non-Billable CodeNon-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
ICD Code C17 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the six child codes of C17 that describes the diagnosis 'malignant neoplasm of small intestine' in more detail.
- C17 Malignant neoplasm of small intestine NON-BILLABLE
The ICD code C17 is used to code Small intestine cancer
In oncology, small intestine cancer, also small bowel cancer and cancer of the small bowel, is a cancer of the small intestine. It is relatively rare compared to other gastrointestinal malignancies such as gastric cancer (stomach cancer) and colorectal cancer.
|ICD 9 Code:||152|
Picture of a carcinoid tumour that encroaches into lumen of the small bowel. Pathology specimen. The prominent folds are plicae circulares, a characteristic of small bowel.
Coding Notes for C17 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 ExcludesType-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
- Malignant carcinoid tumors of the small intestine - instead, use code C7A.01
ICD-10-CM Neoplasms Index References for 'C17 - Malignant neoplasm of small intestine'
The ICD-10-CM Neoplasms Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code C17. Click on any term below to browse the neoplasms index.