Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 148.1
Malignant neoplasm of pyriform sinus
  • 2014
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Mal neo pyriform sinus.
  • ICD-9-CM 148.1 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 148.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2014 version of ICD-9-CM 148.1.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 148.1: 2015.
Disease Synonyms
  • Cancer of the pyriform sinus
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of pyriform sinus
  • Pyriform sinus cancer
Applies To
  • Pyriform fossa
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 148.1 converts directly to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM C12 Malignant neoplasm of pyriform sinus
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