Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 153.0
Malignant neoplasm of hepatic flexure
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Mal neo hepatic flexure.
  • ICD-9-CM 153.0 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 153.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Cancer of the colon, hepatic flexure
  • Colon cancer, hepatic flexure
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of hepatic flexure of colon
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 153.0 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM C18.3 Malignant neoplasm of hepatic flexure
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