Non-specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 202.9
Other and unspecified malignant neoplasms of lymphoid and histiocytic tissue
  • 2015
  • Non-Billable Code

  • There are 9 ICD-9-CM codes below 202.9 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
Clinical Information
  • A neoplastic proliferation of langerhans cells with overtly malignant cytologic features. It can be considered a higher grade variant of langerhans cell histiocytosis (lch) and it can present de novo or progress from antecedent lch. (who, 2001)
  • Malignant neoplasms that either originate from the bone marrow (e.g. Myeloid leukemias) or involve the bone marrow as secondary-metastatic tumors (e.g. Metastatic carcinomas to the bone marrow)
Applies To
  • Follicular dendritic cell sarcoma
  • Interdigitating dendritic cell sarcoma
  • Langerhans cell sarcoma
  • Malignant neoplasm of bone marrow NOS
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 202.9:
  • Sarcoma (M8800/3) - see also Neoplasm, connective tissue, malignant
    • follicular dendritic cell 202.9
    • interdigitating dendritic cell 202.9
    • Langerhans cell 202.9
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