Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 785.6
Enlargement of lymph nodes
  • Short description: Enlargement lymph nodes.
  • ICD-9-CM 785.6 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 785.6 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 785.6.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 785.6: 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Adenopathy, cervical
  • Adenopathy, cervical (neck)
  • Axillary lymphadenopathy
  • Cervical lymphadenopathy
  • Lymphadenopathy
  • Lymphadenopathy (enlarged lymph nodes)
  • Lymphadenopathy (large lymph nodes)
  • Lymphadenopathy, axillary
  • Lymphadenopathy, axillary (large armpit lymph nodes)
  • Lymphadenopathy, mediastinal
  • Mediastinal lymphadenopathy
  • Mediastinal lymphadenopathy (large lymph nodes chest )
785.6 Excludes
Applies To
  • Lymphadenopathy
  • "Swollen glands"
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 785.6 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM R59.9 Enlarged lymph nodes, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 785.6:
  • Adenopathy (lymph gland) 785.6
    • inguinal 785.6
    • mediastinal 785.6
    • mesentery 785.6
    • syphilitic (secondary) 091.4
    • tracheobronchial 785.6
      • tuberculous (see also Tuberculosis) 012.1
        • primary, progressive 010.8
    • tuberculous (see also Tuberculosis, lymph gland) 017.2
  • Castleman's tumor or lymphoma (mediastinal lymph node hyperplasia) 785.6
  • Enlargement, enlarged - see also Hypertrophy
    • lymph gland or node 785.6
  • Hyperplasia, hyperplastic
    • cervical gland 785.6
    • lymph node (gland) 785.6
    • lymphoid (diffuse) (nodular) 785.6
  • Hypertrophy, hypertrophic
    • gland, glandular (general) NEC 785.6
    • hilus gland 785.6
    • lymph gland 785.6
      • tuberculous - see Tuberculosis, lymph gland
    • preauricular (lymph) gland (Hampstead) 785.6
  • Lymphadenopathy (general) 785.6
    • due to toxoplasmosis (acquired) 130.7
      • congenital (active) 771.2
  • Lymphadenosis 785.6
  • Lymphoma (malignant) (M9590/3) 202.8
    • Castleman's (mediastinal lymph node hyperplasia) 785.6
  • Mass
    • lymph node 785.6
  • Palpable
    • lymph nodes 785.6
  • Swelling 782.3
    • cervical gland 785.6
    • glands 785.6
    • lymph nodes 785.6
  • Swollen - see also Swelling
    • glands 785.6
  • Tumor (M8000/1) - see also Neoplasm, by site, unspecified nature
    • Castleman's (mediastinal lymph node hyperplasia) 785.6
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