Specific code 2009 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 157.9
Malignant neoplasm of pancreas part unspecified
  • Short description: MALIG NEO PANCREAS NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 157.9 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 157.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2009 version of ICD-9-CM 157.9.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 157.9: 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Adenocarcinoma, pancreas
  • CA of pancreas
  • CA pancreas, adenoca
  • CA pancreas, primary
  • Cancer of the pancreas
  • Cancer of the pancreas, adenocarcinoma
  • Cancer of the pancreas, primary
  • Malignant tumor of pancreas
  • Pancreatic cancer
  • Primary adenocarcinoma of pancreas
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of pancreas
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 157.9 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM C25.9 Malignant neoplasm of pancreas, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 157.9:
  • Adenocarcinoma (M8140/3) - see also Neoplasm, by site, malignant
    • islet cell (M8150/3)
      • and exocrine, mixed (M8154/3)
        • specified site - see Neoplasm, by site, malignant
        • unspecified site 157.9
      • pancreas 157.4
      • specified site NEC - see Neoplasm, by site, malignant
      • unspecified site 157.4
  • Carcinoma (M8010/3) - see also Neoplasm, by site, malignant
    • islet cell (M8150/3)
      • and exocrine, mixed (M8154/3)
        • specified site - see Neoplasm, by site, malignant
        • unspecified site 157.9
      • pancreas 157.4
      • specified site NEC - see Neoplasm, by site, malignant
      • unspecified site 157.4
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