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ICD-10-CM Code C75.4
Malignant neoplasm of carotid body

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

C75.4 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of malignant neoplasm of carotid body. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


The ICD code C754 is used to code Paraganglioma

A paraganglioma is rare neuroendocrine neoplasm that may develop at various body sites (including the head, neck, thorax and abdomen). About 97% are benign and cured by surgical removal; the remaining 3% are malignant because they are able to produce distant metastases. "Paraganglioma" is now the most-widely accepted term for these lesions, that have been also described as: glomus tumor, chemodectoma, perithelioma, fibroangioma, and sympathetic nevi.

Specialty: Oncology
MeSH Codes: D010235, D010235, D010235, D010235, D010235
ICD 9 Codes: 194.5, 194.6, 227.5, 227.6, 237.3

Micrograph of a carotid body tumor (a type of paraganglioma).

Source: Wikipedia

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

  • Malignant neoplasm of carotid body (disorder)

Coding Advice SNOMET-CT

  • Possible requirement for morphology code

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'C75.4 - Malignant neoplasm of carotid body'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code C75.4. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

ICD-10-CM Neoplasms Index References for 'C75.4 - Malignant neoplasm of carotid body'

The ICD-10-CM Neoplasms Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code C75.4. Click on any term below to browse the neoplasms index.

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Malignant neoplasm of carotid body (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 194.5 was previously used, C75.4 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.


Parent Code: C75 - Malignant neoplasm of other endocrine glands and related structures

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