ICD-10 Diagnosis Code C75.5

Malignant neoplasm of aortic body and other paraganglia

Diagnosis Code C75.5

ICD-10: C75.5
Short Description: Malignant neoplasm of aortic body and other paraganglia
Long Description: Malignant neoplasm of aortic body and other paraganglia
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code C75.5

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The code C75.5 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Neoplasms (C00–D48)
    • Malignant neoplasms of thyroid and other endocrine glands (C73-C75)
      • Malignant neoplasm of endo glands and related structures (C75)

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • 194.6 - Mal neo paraganglia NEC

Synonyms
  • Neoplasm of aortic body
  • Neoplasm of glomus jugulare
  • Neoplasm of para-aortic body
  • Neuroblastoma
  • Paraspinal neuroblastoma
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of aortic body
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of glomus jugulare
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of para-aortic body
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of paraganglion

Information for Patients


Cancer

Also called: Carcinoma, Malignancy, Neoplasms, Tumor

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