ICD-10 Diagnosis Code C76.4

Malignant neoplasm of upper limb

Diagnosis Code C76.4

ICD-10: C76.4
Short Description: Malignant neoplasm of upper limb
Long Description: Malignant neoplasm of upper limb
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code C76.4

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Code Classification
  • Neoplasms (C00–D48)
    • Malignant neoplasms of ill-defined, other secondary and unspecified sites (C76-C80)
      • Malignant neoplasm of other and ill-defined sites (C76)

Table of Neoplasms

The code C76.4 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.

Neoplasm, neoplastic Malignant
Primary
Malignant
Secondary
CaInSitu Benign Uncertain
Behavior
Unspecified
Behavior
»antecubital fossa or space
C76.4C79.89D04.6D36.7D48.7D49.89
»arm NEC
C76.4C79.89D04.6D36.7D48.7D49.89
»elbow NEC
C76.4C79.89D04.6D36.7D48.7D49.89
»extremity
  »upper
C76.4C79.89D04.6D36.7D48.7D49.89
»finger NEC
C76.4C79.89D04.6D36.7D48.7D49.89
»forearm NEC
C76.4C79.89D04.6D36.7D48.7D49.89
»hand NEC
C76.4C79.89D04.6D36.7D48.7D49.89
»limb
  »upper
C76.4C79.89D04.6D36.7D48.7D49.89
»shoulder NEC
C76.4C79.89D04.6D36.7D48.7D49.89
»thumb NEC
C76.4C79.89D04.6D36.7D48.7D49.89
»wrist NEC
C76.4C79.89D04.6D36.7D48.7D49.89

Information for Patients


Cancer

Also called: Carcinoma, Malignancy, Neoplasms, Tumor

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