ICD-10 Diagnosis Code C07

Malignant neoplasm of parotid gland

Diagnosis Code C07

ICD-10: C07
Short Description: Malignant neoplasm of parotid gland
Long Description: Malignant neoplasm of parotid gland
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code C07

Code Classification
  • Neoplasms
    • Malignant neoplasms of lip, oral cavity and pharynx (C00-C14)
      • Malignant neoplasm of parotid gland (C07)

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • 142.0 - Malig neo parotid

  • Adenoid cystic carcinoma of parotid gland
  • Adenoid cystic carcinoma of salivary gland
  • Carcinoma ex pleomorphic adenoma of parotid gland
  • Carcinoma of parotid gland
  • Malignant tumor of parotid gland
  • Mucoepidermoid carcinoma of parotid gland
  • Mucoepidermoid carcinoma of salivary gland
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of major salivary gland
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of parotid gland

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code C07 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

    Information for Patients

    Salivary Gland Cancer

    Your salivary glands make saliva - sometimes called spit - and empty it into your mouth through openings called ducts. Saliva makes your food moist, which helps you chew and swallow. It helps you digest your food. It also cleans your mouth and contains antibodies that can kill germs.

    Salivary gland cancer is a type of head and neck cancer. It is rare. It may not cause any symptoms, or you could notice

    • A lump in your ear, cheek, jaw, lip, or inside the mouth
    • Fluid draining from your ear
    • Trouble swallowing or opening the mouth widely
    • Numbness, weakness, or pain in your face

    Doctors diagnose salivary gland cancer using a physical exam, imaging tests, and a biopsy. Treatment can include surgery, radiation therapy, and/or chemotherapy.

    NIH: National Cancer Institute

    • After chemotherapy - discharge
    • Salivary gland biopsy
    • Salivary gland tumors
    • Sialogram
    • Swallowing problems
    • Understanding Chemotherapy - NIH - Easy-to-Read (National Cancer Institute)
    • What to Know about External Beam Radiation Therapy - NIH - Easy-to-Read (National Cancer Institute)

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