Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 194.6
Malignant neoplasm of aortic body and other paraganglia
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Mal neo paraganglia NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 194.6 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 194.6 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Cancer of the coccygeal body
  • Cancer of the para aortic body
  • Coccygeal body cancer
  • Paraaortic body cancer
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of aortic body
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of coccygeal body
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of glomus jugulare
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of para-aortic body
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of paraganglion
Clinical Information
  • A jugulotympanic paraganglioma that metastasizes to other anatomic sites.
Applies To
  • Coccygeal body
  • Glomus jugulare
  • Para-aortic body
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 194.6 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM C75.5 Malignant neoplasm of aortic body and other paraganglia
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 194.6:
  • Paraganglioma (M8680/1)
    • aortic body (M8691/1) 237.3
      • malignant (M8691/3) 194.6
    • extra-adrenal (M8693/1)
      • malignant (M8693/3)
        • specified site - see Neoplasm, by site, malignant
        • unspecified site 194.6
      • specified site - see Neoplasm, by site, uncertain behavior
      • unspecified site 237.3
    • glomus jugulare (M8690/1) 237.3
      • malignant (M8690/3) 194.6
    • malignant (M8680/3)
      • specified site - see Neoplasm, by site, malignant
      • unspecified site 194.6
    • nonchromaffin (M8693/1)
      • malignant (M8693/3)
        • specified site - see Neoplasm, by site, malignant
        • unspecified site 194.6
      • specified site - see Neoplasm, by site, uncertain behavior
      • unspecified site 237.3
  • Tumor (M8000/1) - see also Neoplasm, by site, unspecified nature
    • aortic body (M8691/1) 237.3
      • malignant (M8691/3) 194.6
    • glomus (M8711/0) - see also Hemangioma, by site
      • jugulare (M8690/1) 237.3
        • malignant (M8690/3) 194.6
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