ICD-10-CM Code C56
Malignant neoplasm of ovary
Non-Billable CodeNon-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
ICD Code C56 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the three child codes of C56 that describes the diagnosis 'malignant neoplasm of ovary' in more detail.
- C56 Malignant neoplasm of ovary NON-BILLABLE
The ICD code C56 is used to code Germ cell tumor
A germ cell tumor (GCT) is a neoplasm derived from germ cells. Germ cell tumors can be cancerous or non-cancerous tumors. Germ cells normally occur inside the gonads (ovary and testis). Germ cell tumors that originate outside the gonads may be birth defects resulting from errors during development of the embryo.
|MeSH Codes:||D009373, D009373, D009373, D009373|
|ICD 9 Codes:||183, 186, 220, 222.0|
Micrograph of a seminoma, a common germ cell tumor.
Coding Notes for C56 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Additional Code Note:
Use Additional CodeUse Additional Code note means a second code must be used in conjunction with this code. Codes with this note are Etiology codes and must be followed by a Manifestation code or codes.
- Code to identify any functional activity
Related Concepts SNOMET-CT
- Malignant tumor involving left broad ligament by metastasis from ovary (disorder)
- Malignant tumor involving right broad ligament by metastasis from ovary (disorder)
Coding Advice SNOMET-CT
- Possible requirement for morphology code
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'C56 - Malignant neoplasm of ovary'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code C56. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.
ICD-10-CM Neoplasms Index References for 'C56 - Malignant neoplasm of ovary'
The ICD-10-CM Neoplasms Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code C56. Click on any term below to browse the neoplasms index.