ICD-10-CM Code C17.9
Malignant neoplasm of small intestine, unspecified
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
C17.9 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of malignant neoplasm of small intestine, unspecified. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
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:
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.
- 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 Neoplasms Index References for 'C17.9 - Malignant neoplasm of small intestine, unspecified'
The ICD-10-CM Neoplasms Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code C17.9. 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 152.9 was previously used, C17.9 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.