Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 176.1
Kaposi's sarcoma, soft tissue
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Sft tisue - kpsi's srcma.
  • ICD-9-CM 176.1 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 176.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Cancer of the soft tissue, kaposi sarcoma
  • Kaposi sarcoma, soft tissue
  • Kaposi's sarcoma of soft tissue
176.1 Excludes
  • lymph glands and nodes (176.5)
Applies To
  • Blood vessel
  • Connective tissue
  • Fascia
  • Ligament
  • Lymphatic(s) NEC
  • Muscle
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 176.1 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM C46.1 Kaposi's sarcoma of soft tissue
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 176.1:
  • Kaposi's
    • sarcoma (M9140/3) 176.9
      • adipose tissue 176.1
      • aponeurosis 176.1
      • artery 176.1
      • associated herpesvirus infection 058.89
      • blood vessel 176.1
      • bursa 176.1
      • connective tissue 176.1
      • external genitalia 176.8
      • fascia 176.1
      • fatty tissue 176.1
      • fibrous tissue 176.1
      • gastrointestinal tract NEC 176.3
      • ligament 176.1
      • lung 176.4
      • lymph
      • lymphatic(s) NEC 176.1
      • muscle (skeletal) 176.1
      • oral cavity NEC 176.8
      • palate 176.2
      • scrotum 176.8
      • skin 176.0
      • soft tissue 176.1
      • specified site NEC 176.8
      • subcutaneous tissue 176.1
      • synovia 176.1
      • tendon (sheath) 176.1
      • vein 176.1
      • vessel 176.1
      • viscera NEC 176.9
      • vulva 176.8
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