Non-specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 162
Malignant neoplasm of trachea bronchus and lung
  • 2015
  • Non-Billable Code

  • There are 7 ICD-9-CM codes below 162 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
Clinical Information
  • A primary or metastatic malignant neoplasm involving the trachea
162 Excludes
  • benign carcinoid tumor of bronchus (209.61)
  • malignant carcinoid tumor of bronchus (209.21)
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