Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 162.3
Malignant neoplasm of upper lobe, bronchus or lung
  • Short description: Mal neo upper lobe lung.
  • ICD-9-CM 162.3 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 162.3 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 2012 version of ICD-9-CM 162.3.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 162.3: 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 162.3 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM C34.10 Malignant neoplasm of upper lobe, unspecified bronchus or lung
Approximate Synonyms
  • Bronchial cancer, R upper lobe
  • Cancer of the bronchus, right upper lobe
  • Cancer of the lung, left upper lobe
  • Cancer of the lung, right upper lobe
  • Lung cancer, L upper lobe
  • Lung cancer, R upper lobe
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of bronchus of right upper lobe
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of left upper lobe of lung
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of right upper lobe of lung
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 162.3:
  • Ciuffini-Pancoast tumor (M8010/3) (carcinoma, pulmonary apex) 162.3
  • Hare's syndrome (M8010/3) (carcinoma, pulmonary apex) 162.3
  • Pancoast's syndrome or tumor (carcinoma, pulmonary apex) (M8010/3) 162.3
  • Pancoast-Tobias syndrome (M8010/3) (carcinoma, pulmonary apex) 162.3
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • Cuiffini-Pancoast (M8010/3) (carcinoma, pulmonary apex) 162.3
    • Hare's (M8010/3) (carcinoma, pulmonary apex) 162.3
    • Pancoast's (carcinoma, pulmonary apex) (M8010/3) 162.3
    • superior
      • cerebellar artery (see also Disease, cerebrovascular, acute) 436
      • mesenteric artery 557.1
      • pulmonary sulcus (tumor) (M8010/3) 162.3
      • semi-circular canal dehiscence 386.8
      • vena cava 459.2
    • Tobias' (carcinoma, pulmonary apex) (M8010/3) 162.3
  • Tobias' syndrome (carcinoma, pulmonary apex) (M8010/3) 162.3
  • Tumor (M8000/1) - see also Neoplasm, by site, unspecified nature
    • Pancoast's (M8010/3) 162.3
    • superior sulcus (lung) (pulmonary) (syndrome) (M8010/3) 162.3
    • suprasulcus (M8010/3) 162.3
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