2022 ICD-10-CM Code C57.02

Malignant neoplasm of left fallopian tube

Version 2021

Valid for Submission

ICD-10:C57.02
Short Description:Malignant neoplasm of left fallopian tube
Long Description:Malignant neoplasm of left fallopian tube

Code Classification

  • Neoplasms (C00–D48)
    • Malignant neoplasms of female genital organs (C51-C58)
      • Malignant neoplasm of other and unsp female genital organs (C57)

C57.02 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of malignant neoplasm of left fallopian tube. The code C57.02 is valid during the fiscal year 2022 from October 01, 2021 through September 30, 2022 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The ICD-10-CM code C57.02 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like malignant tumor involving right fallopian tube by direct extension from left fallopian tube, malignant tumor involving right fallopian tube by separate metastasis from left fallopian tube, primary malignant neoplasm of fallopian tube, primary malignant neoplasm of fallopian tube, primary malignant neoplasm of left fallopian tube , primary malignant neoplasm of left fallopian tube, etc.

The code C57.02 is applicable to female patients only. It is clinically and virtually impossible to use this code on a non-female patient.

Code Edits

The Medicare Code Editor (MCE) detects and reports errors in the coding of claims data. The following ICD-10 Code Edits are applicable to this code:

Approximate Synonyms

The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:

Convert C57.02 to ICD-9 Code

The General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) crosswalk indicates an approximate mapping between the ICD-10 code C57.02 its ICD-9 equivalent. The approximate mapping means there is not an exact match between the ICD-10 code and the ICD-9 code and the mapped code is not a precise representation of the original code.

Information for Patients


Uterine Cancer

The uterus, or womb, is the place where a baby grows when a women is pregnant. There are different types of uterine cancer. The most common type starts in the endometrium, the lining of the uterus. This type is also called endometrial cancer.

The symptoms of uterine cancer include

Uterine cancer usually happens after menopause. It is more common in women who have obesity. You also have a higher risk if you took estrogen-only hormone replacement therapy (menopausal hormone therapy) for many years.

Tests to find uterine cancer include a pelvic exam, imaging tests, and a biopsy. The most common treatment is a hysterectomy, which is surgery to remove the uterus. Sometimes the surgery also removes the ovaries and fallopian tubes. Other treatments include hormone therapy, radiation therapy, and chemotherapy. Some women get more than one type of treatment.

NIH: National Cancer Institute


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Code History

  • FY 2021 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016 (First year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA code set)