ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 163.8

Malig neopl pleura NEC

Diagnosis Code 163.8

ICD-9: 163.8
Short Description: Malig neopl pleura NEC
Long Description: Malignant neoplasm of other specified sites of pleura
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 163.8

Code Classification
  • Neoplasms
    • Malignant neoplasm of respiratory and intrathoracic organs (160-165)
      • 163 Malignant neoplasm of pleura

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Overlapping malignant neoplasm of mediastinum and pleura

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 163.8 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

      • pleura, pleural (cavity)������������������������� 163.9��� 197.2����� -������������ 212.4����� 235.8����� 239.1
        • contiguous sites��������������������������� 163.8��� -������������ -������������ -������������ -������������ -

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