Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 181
Malignant neoplasm of placenta
  • Short description: Malignant neopl placenta.
  • ICD-9-CM 181 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 181 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 181.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 181: 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 181 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM C58 Malignant neoplasm of placenta
Approximate Synonyms
  • Cancer of the placenta
  • Cancer of the placenta, choriocarcinoma
  • Choriocarcinoma
  • Choriocarcinoma, placenta
  • Female choriocarcinoma
  • Gestational choriocarcinoma
  • Placental cancer
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of placenta
181 Excludes
Applies To
  • Choriocarcinoma NOS
  • Chorioepithelioma NOS
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 181:
  • Carcinoma (M8010/3) - see also Neoplasm, by site, malignant
    • chorionic (M9100/3)
      • specified site - see Neoplasm, by site, malignant
      • unspecified site
  • Choriocarcinoma (M9100/3)
    • unspecified site
  • Deciduoma malignum (M9100/3) 181
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