ICD-10 Diagnosis Code D37.09

Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of sites of the oral cavity

Diagnosis Code D37.09

ICD-10: D37.09
Short Description: Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of sites of the oral cavity
Long Description: Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of other specified sites of the oral cavity
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code D37.09

Valid for Submission
The code D37.09 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Neoplasms (C00–D48)
    • Neoplasms of uncertain behavior, polycythemia vera and myelodysplastic syndromes (D37-D48)
      • Neoplasm of uncrt behavior of oral cavity and dgstv organs (D37)

Information for Medical Professionals

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Synonyms
  • Mass of hard palate
  • Neoplasm of alveolar ridge mucosa
  • Neoplasm of hard palate
  • Neoplasm of lower gum
  • Neoplasm of retromolar area
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of alveolar ridge mucosa
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of anterior portion of floor of mouth
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of buccal mucosa
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of cheek
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of floor of mouth
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of gingival mucosa
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of gums
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of hard palate
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of lateral portion of floor of mouth
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of lip, oral cavity and/or pharynx
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of lower gum
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of mouth
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of nasopharynx
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of oral cavity
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of palate
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of retromolar area
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of soft palate
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of upper gum
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of uvula palatina
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of vestibule of mouth
  • Neoplasm of upper gum
  • Neoplasm of uvula
  • Tumor of anterior floor of mouth
  • Tumor of lateral floor of mouth

Information for Patients


Mouth Disorders

Your mouth is one of the most important parts of your body. Any problem that affects your mouth can make it hard to eat, drink or even smile.

Some common mouth problems include

  • Cold sores - painful sores on the lips and around the mouth, caused by a virus
  • Canker sores - painful sores in the mouth, caused by bacteria or viruses
  • Thrush - a yeast infection that causes white patches in your mouth
  • Leukoplakia - white patches of excess cell growth on the cheeks, gums or tongue, common in smokers
  • Dry mouth - a lack of enough saliva, caused by some medicines and certain diseases
  • Gum or tooth problems
  • Bad breath

Treatment for mouth disorders varies, depending on the problem. Keeping a clean mouth by brushing and flossing often is important.

  • Burning Mouth Syndrome - NIH (National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research)
  • Drooling
  • Gum biopsy
  • Herpangina
  • Leukoplakia
  • Lichen planus
  • Mouth sores
  • Mouth ulcers
  • Mucous cyst
  • Perioral dermatitis
  • Thrush


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