Non-specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 174
Malignant neoplasm of female breast
  • 2015
  • Non-Billable Code

  • There are 9 ICD-9-CM codes below 174 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
174 Includes
  • breast (female)
    • connective tissue
    • soft parts
  • Paget's disease of:
    • breast
    • nipple
174 Excludes
  • malignant melanoma of skin of breast (172.5)
  • malignant neoplasm of skin of breast (173.50-173.59)
Use Additional
  • Use additional code to identify estrogen receptor status (V86.0, V86.1)
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