Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 154.0
Malignant neoplasm of rectosigmoid junction
  • Short description: Mal neo rectosigmoid jct.
  • ICD-9-CM 154.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 154.0 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).
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Convert to ICD-10-CM: 154.0 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM C19 Malignant neoplasm of rectosigmoid junction
Approximate Synonyms
  • Adenocarcinoma, rectosigmoid
  • Cancer of the rectosigmoid junction
  • Cancer of the rectosigmoid, adenocarcinoma
  • Carcinoma of the rectosigmoid junction
  • Colorectal cancer
  • Colorectal cancer metastatic to brain
  • Colorectal cancer, metastatic to brain
  • Colorectal malignant neoplasm metastatic to brain
  • Overlapping malignant neoplasm of colon and rectum
  • Primary adenocarcinoma of rectosigmoid junction
  • Rectosigmoid junction cancer
Applies To
  • Colon with rectum
  • Rectosigmoid (colon)
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