Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 162.0
Malignant neoplasm of trachea
  • 2015
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 162.0 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 162.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Cancer of the trachea
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of trachea
  • Tracheal cancer
Clinical Information
  • A primary or metastatic malignant neoplasm involving the trachea
Applies To
  • Cartilage of trachea
  • Mucosa of trachea
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 162.0 converts directly to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM C33 Malignant neoplasm of trachea
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