Specific code 2009 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 202.81
Other malignant lymphomas involving lymph nodes of head face and neck
  • Short description: LYMPHOMAS NEC HEAD.
  • ICD-9-CM 202.81 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 202.81 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
  • You are viewing the 2009 version of ICD-9-CM 202.81.
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Convert to ICD-10-CM: 202.81 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM C85.81 Other specified types of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, lymph nodes of head, face, and neck
Approximate Synonyms
  • B-cell lymphoma of head lymph nodes
  • B-cell lymphoma of lymph nodes of head (disorder)
  • B-cell lymphoma, head LN
  • Lymphoma thymic large B-cell metastatic to head LN
  • Lymphoma, B-cell, lymph nodes of head
  • Lymphoma, mature T/NK-cell, head LN
  • Malignant lymphoma of lymph nodes of head, face AND/OR neck
  • Mature T/NK-cell lymphoma, head LN
  • Mature T-cell AND/OR NK-cell lymphoma of lymph nodes of head
  • Non-Hodgkin lymphoma, head LN
  • Non-Hodgkin lymphoma, head lymph node
  • Non-Hodgkins lymphoma of lymph nodes of head
  • Orbital lymphoma
  • Secondary thymic large B-cell lymphoma of lymph nodes of head
  • Thymic large B-cell lymphoma metastatic to head LN
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