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ICD-10-CM Code C46.2
Kaposi's sarcoma of palate

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

C46.2 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of kaposi's sarcoma of palate. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


The ICD code C46 is used to code Vascular tissue neoplasm

A vascular tissue neoplasm is a tumor arising from endothelial cells, the cells that line the wall of blood vessels and lymphatic vessels, as well as the heart. Vascular tissue neoplasms is a group containing tumors with the same tissue origin; in other words, it denotes histological classification, rather than anatomic (i.e. where in the body the neoplasm is found) or clinical one. They can occur everywhere in the body where vessels are to be found.

MeSH Codes: D009383, D009383, D009383, D009383
ICD 9 Codes: 171, 176, 215, 238.1

Kaposi's sarcoma

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #011-013 - Tracheostomy for face, mouth and neck diagnoses with MCC.
  • DRG Group #011-013 - Tracheostomy for face, mouth and neck diagnoses with CC.
  • DRG Group #011-013 - Tracheostomy for face, mouth and neck diagnoses without CC or MCC.
  • DRG Group #146-148 - Ear, nose, mouth and throat malignancy with MCC.
  • DRG Group #146-148 - Ear, nose, mouth and throat malignancy with CC.
  • DRG Group #146-148 - Ear, nose, mouth and throat malignancy without CC or MCC.
  • DRG Group #974-976 - Hiv with major related condition with MCC.
  • DRG Group #974-976 - Hiv with major related condition with CC.
  • DRG Group #974-976 - Hiv with major related condition without CC or MCC.

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'C46.2 - Kaposi's sarcoma of palate'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code C46.2. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Kaposi's sarcoma, palate (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 176.2 was previously used, C46.2 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.


Parent Code: C46 - Kaposi's sarcoma

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/C462