Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 162.2
Malignant neoplasm of main bronchus
  • 2015
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 162.2 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 162.2 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Bronchial cancer, L main bronchus
  • Bronchial cancer, main bronchus
  • Bronchial cancer, R main bronchus
  • Cancer of the bronchus, main
  • Cancer, left main bronchus
  • Cancer, right main bronchus
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of left main bronchus
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of main bronchus
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of right main bronchus
Applies To
  • Carina
  • Hilus of lung
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 162.2 converts approximately to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM C34.00 Malignant neoplasm of unspecified main bronchus
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