Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 154.1
Malignant neoplasm of rectum
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Malignant neopl rectum.
  • ICD-9-CM 154.1 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 154.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Adenocarcinoma of rectum
  • Adenocarcinoma, rectum
  • CA of rectum
  • CA rectum, adenoca
  • Cancer of the rectum
  • Cancer of the rectum, adenocarcinoma
  • Cancer rectum melanoma
  • Malignant melanoma of rectum
  • Malignant tumor of rectum
  • Melanoma, rectum
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of rectum
  • Rectal cancer
Clinical Information
  • A primary or metastatic malignant neoplasm involving the rectum.
  • A primary or metastatic malignant neoplasm that affects the rectum. Representative examples include carcinoma, lymphoma, and sarcoma.
Applies To
  • Rectal ampulla
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 154.1 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM C20 Malignant neoplasm of rectum
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