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ICD-10-CM Code C62.9
Malignant neoplasm of testis, unspecified whether descended or undescended

Non-Billable Code
Non-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-10 from 2011 - 2016

ICD Code C62.9 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the three child codes of C62.9 that describes the diagnosis 'malignant neoplasm of testis, unsp descended or undescended' in more detail.

The ICD code C62 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.

Specialty: Oncology
MeSH Codes: D009373, D009373, D009373, D009373
ICD 9 Codes: 183, 186, 220, 222.0

Micrograph of a seminoma, a common germ cell tumor.

Source: Wikipedia

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Malignant Leydig cell tumor of testis (disorder)
  • Malignant granulosa cell tumor of testis (disorder)

Coding Advice SNOMET-CT

  • Possible requirement for an external cause code
  • Possible requirement for morphology code

ICD-10-CM Neoplasms Index References for 'C62.9 - Malignant neoplasm of testis, unspecified whether descended or undescended'

The ICD-10-CM Neoplasms Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code C62.9. Click on any term below to browse the neoplasms index.

Parent Code: C62 - Malignant neoplasm of testis

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