Specific code 2008 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 189.1
Malignant neoplasm of renal pelvis
  • Short description: MALIG NEO RENAL PELVIS.
  • ICD-9-CM 189.1 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 189.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2008 version of ICD-9-CM 189.1.
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Disease Synonyms
  • Cancer of the kidney, renal pelvis
  • Cancer of the kidney, renal pelvis transition cell
  • Malignant tumor of renal pelvis
  • Primary transitional cell malignant neoplasm of renal pelvis
  • Renal pelvis cancer
  • Transitional cell carcinoma, renal pelvis
Applies To
  • Renal calyces
  • Ureteropelvic junction
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 189.1 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM C65.9 Malignant neoplasm of unspecified renal pelvis
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