2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 142
Malignant neoplasm of major salivary glands
- There are 5 ICD-9-CM codes below 142 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
- A primary or metastatic malignant neoplasm affecting the major salivary glands. Representative examples include carcinoma, lymphoma, and sarcoma
- Cancer that forms in a parotid gland, the largest of the salivary glands, which make saliva and release it into the mouth. There are 2 parotid glands, one in front of and just below each ear. Most salivary gland tumors begin in parotid glands
- malignant neoplasm of minor salivary glands: