ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 165.8

Mal neo thorax/resp NEC

Diagnosis Code 165.8

ICD-9: 165.8
Short Description: Mal neo thorax/resp NEC
Long Description: Malignant neoplasm of other sites within the respiratory system and intrathoracic organs
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 165.8

Code Classification
  • Neoplasms (140–239)
    • Malignant neoplasm of respiratory and intrathoracic organs (160-165)
      • 165 Malignant neoplasm of other and ill-defined sites within the respiratory system and intrathoracic organs

Information for Medical Professionals

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Synonyms
  • Carcinoma of respiratory tract and intrathoracic organs
  • Overlapping malignant neoplasm of respiratory and intrathoracic organs

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