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ICD-10-CM Code C34.12
Malignant neoplasm of upper lobe, left bronchus or lung

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

C34.12 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of malignant neoplasm of upper lobe, left bronchus or lung. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


The ICD code C341 is used to code Pancoast tumor

A Pancoast tumor, also called a pulmonary sulcus tumor or superior sulcus tumor, is a tumor of the pulmonary apex. It is a type of lung cancer defined primarily by its location situated at the top end of either the right or left lung. It typically spreads to nearby tissues such as the ribs and vertebrae. Most Pancoast tumors are non-small cell cancers.

Specialty: Oncology
MeSH Code: D010178
ICD 9 Code: 162.3

Chest radiograph showing a Pancoast tumor (labeled as P, non-small cell lung carcinoma, right lung), from a 47-year-old female smoker.

Source: Wikipedia

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #180-182 - Respiratory neoplasms with MCC.
  • DRG Group #180-182 - Respiratory neoplasms with CC.
  • DRG Group #180-182 - Respiratory neoplasms without CC or MCC.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Primary malignant neoplasm of left upper lobe of lung (disorder)

Coding Advice SNOMET-CT

  • Consider additional code to identify specific condition or disease

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Malignant neoplasm of upper lobe, bronchus or lung (approximate match)

This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code C34.12 and a single ICD9 code, 162.3 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.


Parent Code: C34.1 - Malignant neoplasm of upper lobe, bronchus or lung

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