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ICD-10-CM Code C18.1
Malignant neoplasm of appendix

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

C18.1 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of malignant neoplasm of appendix. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


The ICD code C181 is used to code Appendix cancer

Appendix cancer or appendiceal cancers are rare malignancies of the vermiform appendix.

Specialty: Oncology
MeSH Code: D001063
ICD 9 Code: 153.5

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #338-343 - Appendectomy with complicated principal diagnoses with MCC.
  • DRG Group #338-343 - Appendectomy with complicated principal diagnoses with CC.
  • DRG Group #338-343 - Appendectomy with complicated principal diagnoses without CC or MCC.
  • DRG Group #338-343 - Appendectomy without complicated principal diagnoses with MCC.
  • DRG Group #338-343 - Appendectomy without complicated principal diagnoses with CC.
  • DRG Group #338-343 - Appendectomy without complicated principal diagnoses without CC or MCC.
  • 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

  • Adenocarcinoma of appendix (disorder)

Coding Advice SNOMET-CT

  • Possible requirement for morphology code

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'C18.1 - Malignant neoplasm of appendix'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code C18.1. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

ICD-10-CM Neoplasms Index References for 'C18.1 - Malignant neoplasm of appendix'

The ICD-10-CM Neoplasms Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code C18.1. Click on any term below to browse the neoplasms index.

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Malignant neoplasm of appendix vermiformis (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 153.5 was previously used, C18.1 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.


Parent Code: C18 - Malignant neoplasm of colon

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/C181