Diagnosis Code C76.3
Information for Medical Professionals
The diagnosis code C76.3 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)
- 715 - OTHER MALE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM O.R. PROCEDURES FOR MALIGNANCY WITH CC/MCC
- 716 - OTHER MALE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM O.R. PROCEDURES FOR MALIGNANCY WITHOUT CC/MCC
- 717 - OTHER MALE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM O.R. PROCEDURES EXCEPT MALIGNANCY WITH CC/MCC
- 718 - OTHER MALE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM O.R. PROC EXCEPT MALIGNANCY WITHOUT CC/MCC
Convert to ICD-9 General Equivalence Map
The ICD-10 and ICD-9 GEMs are used to facilitate linking between the diagnosis codes in ICD-9-CM and the new ICD-10-CM code set. The GEMs are the raw material from which providers, health information vendors and payers can derive specific applied mappings to meet their needs.
- 195.3 - Malign neopl pelvis
- Adenocarcinoma of pelvis
- Malignant melanoma of buttock
- Malignant melanoma of groin
- Malignant melanoma of perineum
- Malignant tumor of pelvis
- Neoplasm of prostate primary tumor staging category T4: Tumor is fixed or invades adjacent structure other than seminal vesicle
- Neoplasm of rectovaginal septum
- Neoplasm of rectovesical septum
- Neoplasm of sacrococcygeal region
- Pelvic neuroblastoma
- Primary adenocarcinoma of pelvis
- Primary malignant neoplasm of inguinal region
- Primary malignant neoplasm of pelvis
- Primary malignant neoplasm of presacral region
- Primary malignant neoplasm of rectovaginal septum
- Primary malignant neoplasm of rectovesical septum
- Primary malignant neoplasm of sacrococcygeal region
- Primary malignant neoplasm of soft tissues of pelvis
- Primary malignant neoplasm of soft tissues of pelvis
- Primary malignant neoplasm of vagina
Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code C76.3 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:
- Inclusion Terms: Inclusion terms
List of terms is included under some codes. These terms are the conditions for which that code is to be used. The terms may be synonyms of the code title, or, in the case of "other specified" codes, the terms are a list of the various conditions assigned to that code. The inclusion terms are not necessarily exhaustive. Additional terms found only in the Alphabetic Index may also be assigned to a code.
- Malignant neoplasm of groin NOS
- Malignant neoplasm of sites overlapping systems WITH "With"
The word "with" should be interpreted to mean "associated with" or "due to" when it appears in a code title, the Alphabetic Index, or an instructional note in the Tabular List. The word "with" in the Alphabetic Index is sequenced immediately following the main term, not in alphabetical order.in the pelvis
- Rectovaginal (septum) malignant neoplasm
- Rectovesical (septum) malignant neoplasm
Table of Neoplasms
The code C76.3 is included in the table of neoplasms by anatomical site. For each site there are six possible code numbers according to whether the neoplasm in question is malignant, benign, in situ, of uncertain behavior, or of unspecified nature. The description of the neoplasm will often indicate which of the six columns is appropriate.
Where such descriptors are not present, the remainder of the Index should be consulted where guidance is given to the appropriate column for each morphological (histological) variety listed. However, the guidance in the Index can be overridden if one of the descriptors mentioned above is present.
The Tabular must be reviewed for the complete diagnosis code.
|»rectovaginal septum or wall||C76.3||C79.89||D09.8||D36.7||D48.7||D49.89|
Information for Patients
Also called: Carcinoma, Malignancy, Neoplasms, Tumor
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