ICD-10 Diagnosis Code C78.7

Secondary malig neoplasm of liver and intrahepatic bile duct

Diagnosis Code C78.7

ICD-10: C78.7
Short Description: Secondary malig neoplasm of liver and intrahepatic bile duct
Long Description: Secondary malignant neoplasm of liver and intrahepatic bile duct
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code C78.7


Code Classification
  • Neoplasms (C00–D48)
    • Malignant neoplasms of ill-defined, other secondary and unspecified sites (C76-C80)
      • Secondary malignant neoplasm of resp and digestive organs (C78)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code C78.7 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v33.0)

  • MALIGNANCY OF HEPATOBILIARY SYSTEM OR PANCREAS WITH MCC 435
  • MALIGNANCY OF HEPATOBILIARY SYSTEM OR PANCREAS WITH CC 436
  • MALIGNANCY OF HEPATOBILIARY SYSTEM OR PANCREAS WITHOUT CC/MCC 437

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Synonyms
  • Adenocarcinoma of liver
  • Malignant neoplasm of intrahepatic gall duct
  • Metastasis to liver from adenocarcinoma
  • Metastasis to liver of unknown primary
  • Neoplasm of intrahepatic bile ducts
  • Secondary malignant neoplasm of biliary tract
  • Secondary malignant neoplasm of intrahepatic bile ducts
  • Secondary malignant neoplasm of liver

Information for Patients


Liver Cancer

Also called: Hepatocellular carcinoma

Your liver is the largest organ inside your body. It helps your body digest food, store energy, and remove poisons. Primary liver cancer starts in the liver. Metastatic liver cancer starts somewhere else and spreads to your liver.

Risk factors for primary liver cancer include

  • Having hepatitis B or C
  • Heavy alcohol use
  • Having cirrhosis, or scarring of the liver
  • Having hemochromatosis, an iron storage disease
  • Obesity and diabetes

Symptoms can include a lump or pain on the right side of your abdomen and yellowing of the skin. However, you may not have symptoms until the cancer is advanced. This makes it harder to treat. Doctors use tests that examine the liver and the blood to diagnose liver cancer. Treatment options include surgery, radiation, chemotherapy, or liver transplantation.

NIH: National Cancer Institute

  • Abdominal tap
  • After chemotherapy - discharge
  • Hepatocellular carcinoma
  • Liver metastases
  • 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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