Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 161.8
Malignant neoplasm of other specified sites of larynx
  • Short description: Malignant neo larynx NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 161.8 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 161.8 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: 161.8 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM C32.8 Malignant neoplasm of overlapping sites of larynx
Approximate Synonyms
  • Cancer of the larynx, overlapping sites
  • Laryngeal cancer, overlapping sites
  • Overlapping malignant neoplasm of larynx
Applies To
  • Malignant neoplasm of contiguous or overlapping sites of larynx whose point of origin cannot be determined
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