Specific code icon 2016 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code C10.9

Malignant neoplasm of oropharynx, unspecified

    2016 Specific Code

  • C10.9 is a specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to specify a diagnosis.
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  • 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
Approximate 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 v32.0):
  • 011 Tracheostomy for face, mouth and neck diagnoses with mcc
  • 012 Tracheostomy for face, mouth and neck diagnoses with cc
  • 013 Tracheostomy for face, mouth and neck diagnoses without cc/mcc
  • 146 Ear, nose, mouth and throat malignancy with mcc
  • 147 Ear, nose, mouth and throat malignancy with cc
  • 148 Ear, nose, mouth and throat malignancy without cc/mcc

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