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ICD-10-CM Code D37.05
Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of pharynx

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

D37.05 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of neoplasm of uncertain behavior of pharynx. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


Coding Notes for D37.05 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.
Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of aryepiglottic fold of pharynx NOS
Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of hypopharyngeal aspect of aryepiglottic fold of pharynx
Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of marginal zone of aryepiglottic fold of pharynx

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 #146-148 - Ear, nose, mouth and throat malignancy with MCC.
  • DRG Group #146-148 - Ear, nose, mouth and throat malignancy with CC.
  • DRG Group #146-148 - Ear, nose, mouth and throat malignancy without CC or MCC.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of anterior aspect of epiglottis (disorder)
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of junctional region of epiglottis (disorder)
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of pyriform sinus (disorder)
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of tonsillar fossa (disorder)
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of posterior wall of oropharynx (disorder)
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of hypopharyngeal aspect of aryepiglottic fold (disorder)

ICD-10-CM Neoplasms Index References for 'D37.05 - Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of pharynx'

The ICD-10-CM Neoplasms Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code D37.05. Click on any term below to browse the neoplasms index.

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of lip, oral cavity, and pharynx (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 D37.05 and a single ICD9 code, 235.1 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.


Parent Code: D37.0 - Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of lip, oral cavity and pharynx

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