Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 187.9
Malignant neoplasm of male genital organ, site unspecified
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015
  • Male Only Dx

  • ICD-9-CM 187.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 187.9 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: 187.9 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM C63.9 Malignant neoplasm of male genital organ, unspecified
Approximate Synonyms
  • Cancer of the male genital organ
  • Male genitalia cancer
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of male genital organ
Clinical Information
  • A primary or metastatic malignant tumor involving the male reproductive system
Applies To
  • Male genital organ or tract NOS
ICD-9-CM Coding Information
  • 187.9 is only applicable to male patients.
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 187.9:
  • Melanoma (malignant) (M8720/3) 172.9
    • male genital organ (external) NEC 187.9
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