2017/18 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code C10

Malignant neoplasm of oropharynx

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  • code to identify:
  • alcohol abuse and dependence (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F10
    • F10 Alcohol related disorders
      • F10.1 Alcohol abuse
        • F10.10 …… uncomplicated
        • F10.11 …… in remission
        • F10.12 Alcohol abuse with intoxication
          • F10.120 Alcohol abuse with intoxication, uncomplicate...
          • F10.121 …… delirium
          • F10.129 …… unspecified
        • F10.14 Alcohol abuse with alcohol-induced mood disor...
        • F10.15 Alcohol abuse with alcohol-induced psychotic ...
          • F10.150 Alcohol abuse with alcohol-induced psychotic ...
          • F10.151 Alcohol abuse with alcohol-induced psychotic ...
          • F10.159 Alcohol abuse with alcohol-induced psychotic ...
        • F10.18 Alcohol abuse with other alcohol-induced diso...
          • F10.180 Alcohol abuse with alcohol-induced anxiety di...
          • F10.181 Alcohol abuse with alcohol-induced sexual dys...
          • F10.182 Alcohol abuse with alcohol-induced sleep diso...
          • F10.188 Alcohol abuse with other alcohol-induced diso...
        • F10.19 Alcohol abuse with unspecified alcohol-induce...
      • F10.2 Alcohol dependence
        • F10.20 …… uncomplicated
        • F10.21 …… in remission
        • F10.22 Alcohol dependence with intoxication
          • F10.220 Alcohol dependence with intoxication, uncompl...
          • F10.221 Alcohol dependence with intoxication delirium...
          • F10.229 Alcohol dependence with intoxication, unspeci...
        • F10.23 Alcohol dependence with withdrawal
          • F10.230 Alcohol dependence with withdrawal, uncomplic...
          • F10.231 …… delirium
          • F10.232 Alcohol dependence with withdrawal with perce...
          • F10.239 Alcohol dependence with withdrawal, unspecifi...
        • F10.24 Alcohol dependence with alcohol-induced mood ...
        • F10.25 Alcohol dependence with alcohol-induced psych...
          • F10.250 Alcohol dependence with alcohol-induced psych...
          • F10.251 Alcohol dependence with alcohol-induced psych...
          • F10.259 Alcohol dependence with alcohol-induced psych...
        • F10.26 Alcohol dependence with alcohol-induced persi...
        • F10.27 Alcohol dependence with alcohol-induced persi...
        • F10.28 Alcohol dependence with other alcohol-induced...
          • F10.280 Alcohol dependence with alcohol-induced anxie...
          • F10.281 Alcohol dependence with alcohol-induced sexua...
          • F10.282 Alcohol dependence with alcohol-induced sleep...
          • F10.288 Alcohol dependence with other alcohol-induced...
        • F10.29 Alcohol dependence with unspecified alcohol-i...
      • F10.9 Alcohol use, unspecified
        • F10.92 Alcohol use, unspecified with intoxication
          • F10.920 Alcohol use, unspecified with intoxication, u...
          • F10.921 Alcohol use, unspecified with intoxication de...
          • F10.929 Alcohol use, unspecified with intoxication, u...
        • F10.94 Alcohol use, unspecified with alcohol-induced...
        • F10.95 Alcohol use, unspecified with alcohol-induced...
          • F10.950 Alcohol use, unspecified with alcohol-induced...
          • F10.951 Alcohol use, unspecified with alcohol-induced...
          • F10.959 Alcohol use, unspecified with alcohol-induced...
        • F10.96 Alcohol use, unspecified with alcohol-induced...
        • F10.97 Alcohol use, unspecified with alcohol-induced...
        • F10.98 Alcohol use, unspecified with other alcohol-i...
          • F10.980 Alcohol use, unspecified with alcohol-induced...
          • F10.981 Alcohol use, unspecified with alcohol-induced...
          • F10.982 Alcohol use, unspecified with alcohol-induced...
          • F10.988 Alcohol use, unspecified with other alcohol-i...
        • F10.99 Alcohol use, unspecified with unspecified alc...
    F10.-
    )
  • exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z77.22

    Contact with and (suspected) exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (acute) (chronic)

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Exposure to second hand tobacco smoke (acute) (chronic)
    • Passive smoking (acute) (chronic)
    Type 1 Excludes
    Type 2 Excludes
    • occupational exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z57.31)
    Z77.22
    )
  • exposure to tobacco smoke in the perinatal period (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code P96.81

    Exposure to (parental) (environmental) tobacco smoke in the perinatal period

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code Code on Newborn Record
    Type 2 Excludes
    • newborn affected by in utero exposure to tobacco (P04.2)
    • exposure to environmental tobacco smoke after the perinatal period (Z77.22)
    P96.81
    )
  • history of tobacco dependence (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z87.891

    Personal history of nicotine dependence

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
    Type 1 Excludes
    • current nicotine dependence (F17.2-)
    Z87.891
    )
  • occupational exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z57.31

    Occupational exposure to environmental tobacco smoke

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
    Type 2 Excludes
    • exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z77.22)
    Z57.31
    )
  • tobacco dependence (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F17
    • F17 Nicotine dependence
      • F17.2 Nicotine dependence
        • F17.20 Nicotine dependence, unspecified
          • F17.200 Nicotine dependence, unspecified, uncomplicat...
          • F17.201 Nicotine dependence, unspecified, in remissio...
          • F17.203 Nicotine dependence unspecified, with withdra...
          • F17.208 Nicotine dependence, unspecified, with other ...
          • F17.209 Nicotine dependence, unspecified, with unspec...
        • F17.21 Nicotine dependence, cigarettes
          • F17.210 Nicotine dependence, cigarettes, uncomplicate...
          • F17.211 Nicotine dependence, cigarettes, in remission...
          • F17.213 Nicotine dependence, cigarettes, with withdra...
          • F17.218 Nicotine dependence, cigarettes, with other n...
          • F17.219 Nicotine dependence, cigarettes, with unspeci...
        • F17.22 Nicotine dependence, chewing tobacco
          • F17.220 Nicotine dependence, chewing tobacco, uncompl...
          • F17.221 Nicotine dependence, chewing tobacco, in remi...
          • F17.223 Nicotine dependence, chewing tobacco, with wi...
          • F17.228 Nicotine dependence, chewing tobacco, with ot...
          • F17.229 Nicotine dependence, chewing tobacco, with un...
        • F17.29 Nicotine dependence, other tobacco product
          • F17.290 Nicotine dependence, other tobacco product, u...
          • F17.291 Nicotine dependence, other tobacco product, i...
          • F17.293 Nicotine dependence, other tobacco product, w...
          • F17.298 Nicotine dependence, other tobacco product, w...
          • F17.299 Nicotine dependence, other tobacco product, w...
    F17.-
    )
  • tobacco use (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z72.0

    Tobacco use

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
    Applicable To
    • Tobacco use NOS
    Type 1 Excludes
    • history of tobacco dependence (Z87.891)
    • nicotine dependence (F17.2-)
    • tobacco dependence (F17.2-)
    • tobacco use during pregnancy (O99.33-)
    Z72.0
    )
Type 2 Excludes
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A type 2 excludes note represents "not included here". A type 2 excludes note indicates that the condition excluded is not part of the condition it is excluded from but a patient may have both conditions at the same time. When a type 2 excludes note appears under a code it is acceptable to use both the code (C10) and the excluded code together.
  • malignant neoplasm of tonsil (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code C09
    • C09 Malignant neoplasm of tonsil
      • C09.0 Malignant neoplasm of tonsillar fossa
      • C09.1 Malignant neoplasm of tonsillar pillar (anter...
      • C09.8 Malignant neoplasm of overlapping sites of to...
      • C09.9 Malignant neoplasm of tonsil, unspecified
    C09.-
    )
The following code(s) above C10 contain annotation back-references
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  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
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that may be applicable to C10:
  • C00-D49
    2018 ICD-10-CM Range C00-D49

    Neoplasms

    Note
    • Functional activity
    • All neoplasms are classified in this chapter, whether they are functionally active or not. An additional code from Chapter 4 may be used, to identify functional activity associated with any neoplasm.
    • Morphology [Histology]
    • Chapter 2 classifies neoplasms primarily by site (topography), with broad groupings for behavior, malignant, in situ, benign, etc. The Table of Neoplasms should be used to identify the correct topography code. In a few cases, such as for malignant melanoma and certain neuroendocrine tumors, the morphology (histologic type) is included in the category and codes.
    • Primary malignant neoplasms overlapping site boundaries
    • A primary malignant neoplasm that overlaps two or more contiguous (next to each other) sites should be classified to the subcategory/code .8 ('overlapping lesion'), unless the combination is specifically indexed elsewhere. For multiple neoplasms of the same site that are not contiguous, such as tumors in different quadrants of the same breast, codes for each site should be assigned.
    • Malignant neoplasm of ectopic tissue
    • Malignant neoplasms of ectopic tissue are to be coded to the site mentioned, e.g., ectopic pancreatic malignant neoplasms are coded to pancreas, unspecified (C25.9).
    Neoplasms
Clinical Information Code History
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To C10
C07 Malignant neoplasm of parotid gland
C08 Malignant neoplasm of other and unspecified major salivary glands
C08.0 Malignant neoplasm of submandibular gland
C08.1 Malignant neoplasm of sublingual gland
C08.9 Malignant neoplasm of major salivary gland, unspecified
C09 Malignant neoplasm of tonsil
C09.0 Malignant neoplasm of tonsillar fossa
C09.1 Malignant neoplasm of tonsillar pillar (anterior) (posterior)
C09.8 Malignant neoplasm of overlapping sites of tonsil
C09.9 Malignant neoplasm of tonsil, unspecified
C10 Malignant neoplasm of oropharynx
C10.0 Malignant neoplasm of vallecula
C10.1 Malignant neoplasm of anterior surface of epiglottis
C10.2 Malignant neoplasm of lateral wall of oropharynx
C10.3 Malignant neoplasm of posterior wall of oropharynx
C10.4 Malignant neoplasm of branchial cleft
C10.8 Malignant neoplasm of overlapping sites of oropharynx
C10.9 Malignant neoplasm of oropharynx, unspecified
C11 Malignant neoplasm of nasopharynx
C11.0 Malignant neoplasm of superior wall of nasopharynx
C11.1 Malignant neoplasm of posterior wall of nasopharynx

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