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ICD-10-CM Code C84.6
Anaplastic large cell lymphoma, ALK-positive

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 C84.6 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the ten child codes of C84.6 that describes the diagnosis 'anaplastic large cell lymphoma, alk-positive' in more detail.

The ICD code C846 is used to code Anaplastic large-cell lymphoma

Anaplastic large-cell lymphoma (ALCL) is a type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma involving aberrant T-cells. It is described in detail in the "Classification of Tumors of the Hematopoietic and Lymphoid Tissues" edited by experts of the World Health Organisation (WHO). The term anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL) encompasses at least 4 different clinical entities, all sharing the same name, and histologically have also in common the presence of large pleomorphic cells that express CD30 and T-cell markers. Two types of ALCL present as systemic disease and are considered as aggressive lymphomas, while two types present as localized disease and may progress locally.

Specialty: Hematology And Oncology
MeSH Code: D017728
ICD 9 Code: 200.6

Micrograph of an anaplastic large cell lymphoma. H&E stain.

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Coding Notes for C84.6 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

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Anaplastic large cell lymphoma, C See Code D30-positive

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'C84.6 - Anaplastic large cell lymphoma, ALK-positive'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code C84.6. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Parent Code: C84 - Mature T/NK-cell lymphomas

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