ICD-10 Code C76.3

Malignant neoplasm of pelvis

Version 2019 Billable Code Neoplasm Malignant Primary
ICD-10:C76.3
Short Description:Malignant neoplasm of pelvis
Long Description:Malignant neoplasm of pelvis

Valid for Submission

ICD-10 C76.3 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of malignant neoplasm of pelvis. The code is valid for the year 2019 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification

  • Neoplasms (C00–D48)
    • Malignant neoplasms of ill-defined, other secondary and unspecified sites (C76-C80)
      • Malignant neoplasm of other and ill-defined sites (C76)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups

The Diagnostic Related Groups (DRGs) are a patient classification scheme which provides a means of relating the type of patients a hospital treats. The DRGs divides all possible principal diagnoses into mutually exclusive principal diagnosis areas referred to as Major Diagnostic Categories (MDC). The diagnosis code C76.3 is grouped in the following groups for version MS-DRG V36.0 applicable from 10/01/2018 through 09/30/2019.

  • 715 - OTHER MALE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM O.R. PROCEDURES FOR MALIGNANCY WITH CC/MCC
  • 716 - OTHER MALE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM O.R. PROCEDURES FOR MALIGNANCY WITHOUT CC/MCC
  • 717 - OTHER MALE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM O.R. PROCEDURES EXCEPT MALIGNANCY WITH CC/MCC
  • 718 - OTHER MALE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM O.R. PROC EXCEPT MALIGNANCY WITHOUT CC/MCC

Convert C76.3 to ICD-9

The following crosswalk between ICD-10 to ICD-9 is based based on the General Equivalence Mappings (GEMS) information:

  • 195.3 - Malign neopl pelvis

Synonyms

The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms:

  • Adenocarcinoma of pelvis
  • Malignant melanoma of buttock
  • Malignant melanoma of groin
  • Malignant melanoma of perineum
  • Malignant tumor of pelvis
  • Neoplasm of prostate primary tumor staging category T4: Tumor is fixed or invades adjacent structure other than seminal vesicle
  • Neoplasm of rectovaginal septum
  • Neoplasm of rectovesical septum
  • Neoplasm of sacrococcygeal region
  • Neuroblastoma
  • Pelvic neuroblastoma
  • Primary adenocarcinoma of pelvis
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of inguinal region
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of pelvis
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of presacral region
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of rectovaginal septum
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of rectovesical septum
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of sacrococcygeal region
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of soft tissues of pelvis
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of soft tissues of pelvis
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of vagina

Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries

The Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries is a list of ICD-10 codes, organized "head to toe" into chapters and sections with guidance for inclusions, exclusions, descriptions and more. The following references for the code C76.3 are found in the tabular index:

  • Inclusion Terms:
    • Malignant neoplasm of groin NOS
    • Malignant neoplasm of sites overlapping systems WITH in the pelvis
    • Rectovaginal (septum) malignant neoplasm
    • Rectovesical (septum) malignant neoplasm

Table of Neoplasms

The code C76.3 is included in the table of neoplasms by anatomical site. For each site there are six possible code numbers according to whether the neoplasm in question is malignant, benign, in situ, of uncertain behavior, or of unspecified nature. The description of the neoplasm will often indicate which of the six columns is appropriate.

Where such descriptors are not present, the remainder of the Index should be consulted where guidance is given to the appropriate column for each morphological (histological) variety listed. However, the guidance in the Index can be overridden if one of the descriptors mentioned above is present.

The Tabular must be reviewed for the complete diagnosis code.

Neoplasm, neoplastic Malignant
Primary
Malignant
Secondary
CaInSitu Benign Uncertain
Behavior
Unspecified
Behavior
»buttock NEC
C76.3C79.89D04.5D36.7D48.7D49.89
»extrarectal
C76.3C79.89D09.8D36.7D48.7D49.89
»fossa (of)
  »ischiorectal
C76.3C79.89D09.8D36.7D48.7D49.89
»gluteal region
C76.3C79.89D04.5D36.7D48.7D49.89
»groin NEC
C76.3C79.89D04.5D36.7D48.7D49.89
»inguinal (region)
C76.3C79.89D04.5D36.7D48.7D49.89
»ischiorectal (fossa)
C76.3C79.89D09.8D36.7D48.7D49.89
»pararectal
C76.3C79.89D36.7D48.7D49.89
»paraurethral
C76.3C79.89D36.7D48.7D49.89
»paravaginal
C76.3C79.89D36.7D48.7D49.89
»pelvis, pelvic
C76.3C79.89D09.8D36.7D48.7D49.89
»pelvis, pelvic
  »floor
C76.3C79.89D09.8D36.7D48.7D49.89
»pelvis, pelvic
  »viscera
C76.3C79.89D09.8D36.7D48.7D49.89
»pelvis, pelvic
  »wall
C76.3C79.89D09.8D36.7D48.7D49.89
»perineum
C76.3C79.89D09.8D36.7D48.7D49.89
»perirectal (tissue)
C76.3C79.89D36.7D48.7D49.89
»periurethral tissue
C76.3C79.89D36.7D48.7D49.89
»presacral (region)
C76.3C79.89D36.7D48.7D49.89
»rectovaginal septum or wall
C76.3C79.89D09.8D36.7D48.7D49.89
»rectovesical septum
C76.3C79.89D09.8D36.7D48.7D49.89
»retrovesical (septum)
C76.3C79.89D09.8D36.7D48.7D49.89
»sacrococcyx, sacrococcygeal
C76.3C79.51D16.8D48.0D49.2
»sacrococcyx, sacrococcygeal
  »region
C76.3C79.89D09.8D36.7D48.7D49.89
»septum
  »rectovaginal
C76.3C79.89D09.8D36.7D48.7D49.89
»septum
  »rectovesical
C76.3C79.89D09.8D36.7D48.7D49.89
»vesicorectal
C76.3C79.82D09.8D36.7D48.7D49.89

Information for Patients


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ICD-10 Footnotes

General Equivalence Map Definitions
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  • Approximate Flag - The approximate flag is on, indicating that the relationship between the code in the source system and the code in the target system is an approximate equivalent.
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Index of Diseases and Injuries Definitions

  • And - The word "and" should be interpreted to mean either "and" or "or" when it appears in a title.
  • Code also note - A "code also" note instructs that two codes may be required to fully describe a condition, but this note does not provide sequencing direction.
  • Code first - Certain conditions have both an underlying etiology and multiple body system manifestations due to the underlying etiology. For such conditions, the ICD-10-CM has a coding convention that requires the underlying condition be sequenced first followed by the manifestation. Wherever such a combination exists, there is a "use additional code" note at the etiology code, and a "code first" note at the manifestation code. These instructional notes indicate the proper sequencing order of the codes, etiology followed by manifestation.
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