Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 338.3
Neoplasm related pain (acute) (chronic)
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Neoplasm related pain.
  • ICD-9-CM 338.3 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 338.3 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Neoplasm related pain
  • Pain due to neoplastic disease (finding)
  • Pain related to neoplasm
Applies To
  • Cancer associated pain
  • Pain due to malignancy (primary) (secondary)
  • Tumor associated pain
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 338.3 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM G89.3 Neoplasm related pain (acute) (chronic)
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 338.3:
  • Pain(s) (see also Painful) 780.96
    • cancer associated 338.3
    • due to (presence of) any device, implant, or graft classifiable to 996.0-996.5 - see Complications, due to (presence of) any device, implant, or graft classified to 996.0-996.5 NEC
      • malignancy (primary) (secondary) 338.3
    • neoplasm related (acute) (chronic) 338.3
    • tumor associated 338.3
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