Valid for Submission
C74.91 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of malignant neoplasm of unspecified part of right adrenal gland. The code C74.91 is valid during the fiscal year 2021 from October 01, 2020 through September 30, 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.
The ICD-10-CM code C74.91 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like mass of right adrenal gland, primary malignant neoplasm of adrenal gland or primary malignant neoplasm of right adrenal gland.
Unspecified diagnosis codes like C74.91 are acceptable when clinical information is unknown or not available about a particular condition. Although a more specific code is preferable, unspecified codes should be used when such codes most accurately reflect what is known about a patient's condition. Specific diagnosis codes should not be used if not supported by the patient's medical record.
The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:
- Mass of right adrenal gland
- Primary malignant neoplasm of adrenal gland
- Primary malignant neoplasm of right adrenal gland
Diagnostic Related Groups - MS-DRG Mapping
Convert C74.91 to ICD-9 Code
The General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) crosswalk indicates an approximate mapping between the ICD-10 code C74.91 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
Adrenal Gland Cancer
Your adrenal, or suprarenal, glands are located on the top of each kidney. These glands produce hormones that you can't live without, including sex hormones and cortisol, which helps you respond to stress and has many other functions.
A number of disorders can affect the adrenal glands, including tumors. Tumors can be either benign or malignant. Benign tumors aren't cancer. Malignant ones are. Most adrenal gland tumors are benign. They usually do not cause symptoms and may not require treatment. Malignant adrenal gland cancers are uncommon.
Types of tumors include
- Adrenocortical carcinoma - cancer in the outer part of the gland
- Neuroblastoma, a type of childhood cancer
- Pheochromocytoma - a rare tumor that is usually benign
Symptoms depend on the type of cancer you have. Treatments may include surgery, chemotherapy, or radiation therapy.
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