Specific code 2009 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 161.1
Malignant neoplasm of supraglottis
  • Short description: MALIG NEO SUPRAGLOTTIS.
  • ICD-9-CM 161.1 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 161.1 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 161.1.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 161.1: 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Cancer of the epiglottis
  • Cancer of the supraglottis
  • Laryngeal cancer, epiglottis
  • Laryngeal cancer, supraglottis
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of epiglottis
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of supraglottis
161.1 Excludes
  • anterior aspect of epiglottis (146.4)
  • aryepiglottic fold or interarytenoid fold:
Applies To
  • Aryepiglottic fold or interarytenoid fold, laryngeal aspect
  • Epiglottis (suprahyoid portion) NOS
  • Extrinsic larynx
  • False vocal cords
  • Posterior (laryngeal) surface of epiglottis
  • Ventricular bands
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 161.1 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM C32.1 Malignant neoplasm of supraglottis
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