Specific code icon 2015 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code C10.9

Malignant neoplasm of oropharynx, unspecified

    2015 Billable Code

  • C10.9 is a billable ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • On October 1, 2015 ICD-10-CM will replace ICD-9-CM in the United States, therefore, C10.9 - and all other ICD-10-CM codes - should only be used for training or planning purposes until then.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of C10.9. Other international ICD-10 versions may differ.

Clinical Information
  • Malignant neoplasms of the oral cavity and pharynx
Description Synonyms
  • Cancer of the oropharynx
  • Cancer of the oropharynx, squamous cell
  • Oropharyngeal cancer
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of oropharynx
  • Squamous cell carcinoma of oropharynx
  • Squamous cell carcinoma, oropharynx
ICD-10-CM C10.9 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v30.0):
  • 011 Tracheostomy for face,mouth & neck diagnoses with mcc
  • 012 Tracheostomy for face,mouth & neck diagnoses with cc
  • 013 Tracheostomy for face,mouth & neck diagnoses without cc/mcc
  • 146 Ear, nose, mouth & throat malignancy with mcc
  • 147 Ear, nose, mouth & throat malignancy with cc
  • 148 Ear, nose, mouth & throat malignancy without cc/mcc

Convert ICD-10-CM C10.9 to ICD-9-CM