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ICD-10-CM Code C72.0
Malignant neoplasm of spinal cord

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

C72.0 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of malignant neoplasm of spinal cord. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


The ICD code C720 is used to code Spinal tumor

Spinal tumors are neoplasms located in the spinal cord. Extradural tumors are more common than intradural neoplasms.

Specialty: Oncology
ICD 9 Code: 192.2

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #054-055 - Nervous system neoplasms with MCC.
  • DRG Group #054-055 - Nervous system neoplasms without MCC.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Oligodendroglioma of spinal cord (disorder)

Coding Advice SNOMET-CT

  • Possible requirement for morphology code

ICD-10-CM Neoplasms Index References for 'C72.0 - Malignant neoplasm of spinal cord'

The ICD-10-CM Neoplasms Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code C72.0. Click on any term below to browse the neoplasms index.

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Malignant neoplasm of spinal cord (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 C72.0 and a single ICD9 code, 192.2 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.


Parent Code: C72 - Malignant neoplasm of spinal cord, cranial nerves and other parts of central nervous system

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/C720