Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 147.9
Malignant neoplasm of nasopharynx, unspecified site
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 147.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 147.9 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 147.9 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM C11.9 Malignant neoplasm of nasopharynx, unspecified
Approximate Synonyms
  • Adenocarcinoma, nasopharynx
  • Adenoid cystic carcinoma, nasopharynx
  • Cancer of the nasopharynx
  • Cancer of the nasopharynx, adenocarcinoma
  • Cancer of the nasopharynx, adenoid cystic
  • Cancer of the nasopharynx, squamous cell
  • Cancer of the nasopharynx, undifferentiated
  • Nasopharyngeal cancer
  • Primary adenocarcinoma of nasopharynx
  • Primary adenoid cystic carcinoma of nasopharynx
  • Primary malignant tumor of nasopharynx
  • Squamous cell carcinoma of nasopharynx
  • Squamous cell carcinoma, nasopharynx
  • Undifferentiated carcinoma of nasopharynx
  • Undifferentiated carcinoma, nasopharynx
Clinical Information
  • A primary or metastatic malignant neoplasm involving the nasopharynx
Applies To
  • Nasopharyngeal wall NOS
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