Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 230.1
Carcinoma in situ of esophagus
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 230.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 230.1 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: 230.1 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM D00.1 Carcinoma in situ of esophagus
Approximate Synonyms
  • Cancer in situ of esophagus
  • Carcinoma in situ, esophagus
Clinical Information
  • Abnormal cells are found in the innermost layer of tissue lining the esophagus. These abnormal cells may become cancer and spread into nearby normal tissue
  • Stage 0 includes: for squamous cell carcinoma: tis (hgd), n0, m0, g1, gx, tumor location: any. For adenocarcinoma: tis (hgd), n0, m0, g1, gx. Tis: high-grade dysplasia. N0: no regional lymph node metastasis. M0: no distant metastasis. G1: well differentiated. Gx: grade cannot be assessed-stage grouping as g1. Tumor location: location of the primary cancer site is defined by the position of the upper (proximal) edge of the tumor in the esophagus. (ajcc 7th ed.)
  • Stage 0 includes: tis, n0, m0. Tis: carcinoma in situ. N0: no regional lymph node metastasis. M0: no distant metastasis. (ajcc 6th ed.)
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