Diagnosis Code C7A.093
Information for Medical Professionals
The diagnosis code C7A.093 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v33.0)
- KIDNEY AND URETER PROCEDURES FOR NEOPLASM WITH MCC 656
- KIDNEY AND URETER PROCEDURES FOR NEOPLASM WITH CC 657
- KIDNEY AND URETER PROCEDURES FOR NEOPLASM WITHOUT CC/MCC 658
- KIDNEY AND URETER PROCEDURES FOR NON-NEOPLASM WITH MCC 659
- KIDNEY AND URETER PROCEDURES FOR NON-NEOPLASM WITH CC 660
- KIDNEY AND URETER PROCEDURES FOR NON-NEOPLASM WITHOUT CC/MCC 661
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- 209.24 - Malig carcinoid kidney
Information for Patients
Carcinoid tumors are rare, slow-growing cancers. They usually start in the lining of the digestive tract or in the lungs. They grow slowly and don't produce symptoms in the early stages. As a result, the average age of people diagnosed with digestive or lung carcinoids is about 60.
In later stages the tumors sometimes produce hormones that can cause carcinoid syndrome. The syndrome causes flushing of the face and upper chest, diarrhea, and trouble breathing.
Surgery is the main treatment for carcinoid tumors. If they haven't spread to other parts of the body, surgery can cure the cancer.
- Carcinoid syndrome
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