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ICD-10-CM Code D10.5
Benign neoplasm of other parts of oropharynx

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

D10.5 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of benign neoplasm of other parts of oropharynx. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


Coding Notes for D10.5 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
Inclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
Benign neoplasm of epiglottis, anterior aspect
Benign neoplasm of tonsillar fossa
Benign neoplasm of tonsillar pillars
Benign neoplasm of vallecula
Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 Excludes
Type-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
Benign neoplasm of epiglottis NOS - instead, use code D14.1
Benign neoplasm of epiglottis, suprahyoid portion - instead, use code D14.1

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #011-013 - Tracheostomy for face, mouth and neck diagnoses with MCC.
  • DRG Group #011-013 - Tracheostomy for face, mouth and neck diagnoses with CC.
  • DRG Group #011-013 - Tracheostomy for face, mouth and neck diagnoses without CC or MCC.
  • DRG Group #154-156 - Other ear, nose, mouth and throat diagnoses with MCC.
  • DRG Group #154-156 - Other ear, nose, mouth and throat diagnoses with CC.
  • DRG Group #154-156 - Other ear, nose, mouth and throat diagnoses without CC or MCC.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Benign neoplasm of vallecula (disorder)
  • Benign neoplasm of anterior tonsillar pillar (disorder)

Coding Advice SNOMET-CT

  • Possible requirement for morphology code

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Benign neoplasm of other parts of oropharynx (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 210.6 was previously used, D10.5 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.


Parent Code: D10 - Benign neoplasm of mouth and pharynx

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/D105