Non-specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 198
Secondary malignant neoplasm of other specified sites
  • 2015
  • Non-Billable Code

  • There are 9 ICD-9-CM codes below 198 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
Clinical Information
  • The spread of the cancer to the kidney. This may be from a primary kidney cancer involving the opposite kidney, or from a cancer at a distant site
198 Excludes
  • lymph node metastasis (196.0-196.9)
  • secondary neuroendocrine tumor of other specified sites (209.79)
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