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ICD-10-CM Code C24.1
Malignant neoplasm of ampulla of Vater

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

C24.1 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of malignant neoplasm of ampulla of Vater. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


The ICD code C24 is used to code Gallbladder cancer

Gallbladder cancer is a relatively uncommon cancer. It has peculiar geographical distribution being common in central and South America, central and eastern Europe, Japan and northern India; it is also common in certain ethnic groups e.g. Native American Indians and Hispanics. If it is diagnosed early enough, it can be cured by removing the gallbladder, part of the liver and associated lymph nodes. Most often it is found after symptoms such as abdominal pain, jaundice and vomiting occur, and it has spread to other organs such as the liver.

Specialty: Oncology
MeSH Code: D005706
ICD 9 Code: 156

Source: Wikipedia

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #435-437 - Malignancy of hepatobiliary system or pancreas with MCC.
  • DRG Group #435-437 - Malignancy of hepatobiliary system or pancreas with CC.
  • DRG Group #435-437 - Malignancy of hepatobiliary system or pancreas without CC or MCC.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Malignant tumor of ampulla of Vater (disorder)

Coding Advice SNOMET-CT

  • Possible requirement for morphology code

ICD-10-CM Neoplasms Index References for 'C24.1 - Malignant neoplasm of ampulla of Vater'

The ICD-10-CM Neoplasms Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code C24.1. Click on any term below to browse the neoplasms index.

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Malignant neoplasm of ampulla of vater (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 156.2 was previously used, C24.1 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.


Parent Code: C24 - Malignant neoplasm of other and unspecified parts of biliary tract

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