Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 162.5
Malignant neoplasm of lower lobe, bronchus or lung
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Mal neo lower lobe lung.
  • ICD-9-CM 162.5 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 162.5 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Bronchial cancer, L lower lobe
  • Bronchial cancer, R lower lobe
  • Cancer of the bronchus, left lower lobe
  • Cancer of the bronchus, right lower lobe
  • Cancer of the lung, left lower lobe
  • Cancer of the lung, right lower lobe
  • Lung cancer, L lower lobe
  • Lung cancer, R lower lobe
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of bronchus of left lower lobe
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of bronchus of right lower lobe
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of left lower lobe of lung
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of right lower lobe of lung
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 162.5 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM C34.30 Malignant neoplasm of lower lobe, unspecified bronchus or lung
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