Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 196.0
Secondary and unspecified malignant neoplasm of lymph nodes of head, face, and neck
  • Short description: Mal neo lymph-head/neck.
  • ICD-9-CM 196.0 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 196.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2013 version of ICD-9-CM 196.0.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 196.0: 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Cancer metastatic to face LN
  • Cancer metastatic to head LN
  • Cancer metastatic to head lymph node
  • Cancer metastatic to lymph node, face
  • Cancer metastatic to neck LN
  • Cancer metastatic to neck lymph node
  • Metastasis to head and neck lymph node
  • Secondary malignant neoplasm of lymph nodes of face
  • Secondary malignant neoplasm of lymph nodes of head
  • Secondary malignant neoplasm of lymph nodes of neck
  • Secondary malignant neoplasm of occipital lymph nodes
  • Secondary malignant neoplasm of parotid lymph nodes
  • Secondary malignant neoplasm of preauricular lymph nodes
  • Secondary malignant neoplasm of retropharyngeal lymph nodes
  • Secondary malignant neoplasm of scalene lymph nodes
  • Secondary malignant neoplasm of sublingual gland
  • Secondary malignant neoplasm of submandibular lymph nodes
  • Secondary malignant neoplasm of submental lymph nodes
  • Secondary malignant neoplasm of supraclavicular lymph nodes
Applies To
  • Cervical
  • Cervicofacial
  • Scalene
  • Supraclavicular
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 196.0 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM C77.0 Secondary and unspecified malignant neoplasm of lymph nodes of head, face and neck
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