ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 147.0

Mal neo super nasopharyn

Diagnosis Code 147.0

ICD-9: 147.0
Short Description: Mal neo super nasopharyn
Long Description: Malignant neoplasm of superior wall of nasopharynx
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 147.0

Code Classification
  • Neoplasms
    • Malignant neoplasm of lip, oral cavity, and pharynx (140-149)
      • 147 Malignant neoplasm of nasopharynx

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • C11.0 - Malignant neoplasm of superior wall of nasopharynx

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 147.0 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

      • nasopharynx, nasopharyngeal������������� 147.9��� 198.89��� 230.0����� 210.7����� 235.1����� 239.0
        • roof��������������������������������������������� 147.0��� 198.89��� 230.0����� 210.7����� 235.1����� 239.0
        • wall���������������������������������������������� 147.9��� 198.89��� 230.0����� 210.7����� 235.1����� 239.0
          • superior���������������������������������� 147.0��� 198.89��� 230.0����� 210.7����� 235.1����� 239.0

Information for Patients

Head and Neck Cancer

Head and neck cancer includes cancers of the mouth, nose, sinuses, salivary glands, throat, and lymph nodes in the neck. Most begin in the moist tissues that line the mouth, nose and throat. Symptoms include

  • A lump or sore that does not heal
  • A sore throat that does not go away
  • Trouble swallowing
  • A change or hoarseness in the voice

Using tobacco or alcohol increases your risk. In fact, 85 percent of head and neck cancers are linked to tobacco use, including smoking and smokeless tobacco. If found early, these cancers are often curable. Treatments may include surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy or a combination. Treatments can affect eating, speaking or even breathing, so patients may need rehabilitation.

NIH: National Cancer Institute

  • After chemotherapy - discharge
  • Glomus jugulare tumor
  • Head and Neck Radiation Treatment and Your Mouth - NIH (National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research)
  • Mouth and neck radiation - discharge
  • Neck dissection - discharge
  • Swallowing problems
  • Understanding Chemotherapy - NIH - Easy-to-Read (National Cancer Institute)
  • What to Know about Brachytherapy (A Type of Internal Radiation Therapy) - NIH - Easy-to-Read (National Cancer Institute)

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