Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 155.0
Malignant neoplasm of liver, primary
  • Short description: Mal neo liver, primary.
  • ICD-9-CM 155.0 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 155.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2012 version of ICD-9-CM 155.0.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 155.0: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • CA liver, hepatocellular
  • Cancer of the liver, hepatoblastoma
  • Cancer of the liver, hepatocellular
  • Cancer of the liver, primary
  • Hepatoblastoma
  • Hepatoblastoma (clinical)
  • Hepatocellular carcinoma
  • Liver cancer, primary
  • Liver cell carcinoma
  • Liver cell carcinoma (clinical)
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of liver
Applies To
  • Carcinoma:
    • liver, specified as primary
    • hepatocellular
    • liver cell
  • Hepatoblastoma
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 155.0 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM C22.0 Liver cell carcinoma
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM C22.2 Hepatoblastoma
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM C22.7 Other specified carcinomas of liver
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM C22.8 Malignant neoplasm of liver, primary, unspecified as to type
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 155.0:
  • Cancer (M8000/3)-see also Neoplasm, by site, malignant
    • hepatocellular (M8170/3) 155.0
  • Carcinoma (M8010/3) - see also Neoplasm, by site, malignant
    • bile duct type (M8160/3)
      • and hepatocellular, mixed (M8180/3) 155.0
      • liver 155.1
      • specified site NEC - see Neoplasm, by site, malignant
      • unspecified site 155.1
    • embryonal (M9070/3)
      • and teratoma, mixed (M9081/3)
      • combined with choriocarcinoma (M9101/3) - see Neoplasm, by site, malignant
      • infantile type (M9071/3)
      • liver 155.0
      • polyembryonal type (M9072/3)
    • hepatic cell (M8170/3) 155.0
    • hepatocellular (M8170/3) 155.0
      • and bile duct, mixed (M8180/3) 155.0
    • hepatocholangiolitic (M8180/3) 155.0
    • liver cell (M8170/3) 155.0
  • Cholangiocarcinoma (M8160/3)
    • and hepatocellular carcinoma, combined (M8180/3) 155.0
  • Cholangiohepatoma (M8180/3) 155.0
  • Embryoma (M9080/1) - see also Neoplasm, by site, uncertain behavior
    • liver (M8970/3) 155.0
    • malignant (M9080/3) - see also Neoplasm, by site, malignant
      • kidney (M8960/3) 189.0
      • liver (M8970/3) 155.0
      • testis (M9070/3) 186.9
  • Hepatoblastoma (M8970/3) 155.0
  • Hepatocarcinoma (M8170/3) 155.0
  • Hepatocholangiocarcinoma (M8180/3) 155.0
  • Hepatoma (malignant) (M8170/3) 155.0
    • congenital (M8970/3) 155.0
    • embryonal (M8970/3) 155.0
  • Kupffer cell sarcoma (M9124/3) 155.0
  • Sarcoma (M8800/3) - see also Neoplasm, connective tissue, malignant
    • Kupffer cell (M9124/3) 155.0
  • Teratocarcinoma (M9081/3) - see also Neoplasm, by site, malignant
    • liver 155.0
  • Teratoma (solid) (M9080/1) - see also Neoplasm, by site, uncertain behavior
    • embryonal (M9080/3) - see also Neoplasm, by site, malignant
      • liver 155.0
    • liver (M9080/3) 155.0
      • adult, benign, cystic, differentiated type, or mature (M9080/0) 211.5
    • malignant (M9080/3) - see also Neoplasm, by site, malignant
      • anaplastic type (M9082/3) - see Neoplasm, by site, malignant
      • intermediate type (M9083/3) - see Neoplasm, by site, malignant
      • liver (M9080/3) 155.0
      • trophoblastic (M9102/3)
        • specified site - see Neoplasm, by site, malignant
        • unspecified site 186.9
      • undifferentiated type (M9082/3) - see Neoplasm, by site, malignant
  • Tumor (M8000/1) - see also Neoplasm, by site, unspecified nature
    • embryonal (mixed) (M9080/1) - see also Neoplasm, by site, uncertain behavior
      • liver (M9080/3) 155.0
    • mesodermal, mixed (M8951/3) - see also Neoplasm, by site, malignant
      • liver 155.0
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