Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 176.4
Kaposi's sarcoma, lung
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Lung - kaposi's sarcoma.
  • ICD-9-CM 176.4 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 176.4 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Cancer of the lung, Kaposi sarcoma
  • Kaposi sarcoma of left lung
  • Kaposi sarcoma of right lung
  • Kaposi sarcoma, L lung
  • Kaposi sarcoma, left lung
  • Kaposi sarcoma, lung
  • Kaposi sarcoma, R lung
  • Kaposi sarcoma, right lung
  • Kaposi's sarcoma of lung
Clinical Information
  • A kaposi sarcoma arising from the lung.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 176.4 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM C46.50 Kaposi's sarcoma of unspecified lung
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 176.4:
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