2022 ICD-10-CM Code C7A.090
Malignant carcinoid tumor of the bronchus and lung

Version 2022
ICD-10:C7A.090
Short Description:Malignant carcinoid tumor of the bronchus and lung
Long Description:Malignant carcinoid tumor of the bronchus and lung
Status: Valid for Submission

Code Classification

  • Neoplasms (C00–D48)
    • Malignant neuroendocrine tumors (C7A)
      • Malignant neuroendocrine tumors (C7A)

C7A.090 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of malignant carcinoid tumor of the bronchus and lung. The code C7A.090 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 C7A.090 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like carcinoid bronchial adenoma, carcinoid tumor of lung, malignant carcinoid tumor of bronchus, malignant carcinoid tumor of lung or neuroendocrine neoplasm of lung.

Entries in the Index to Diseases and Injuries with references to C7A.090

The Index to Diseases and Injuries is an alphabetical listing of medical terms, with each term mapped to one or more ICD-10 code(s). The following references for the code C7A.090 are found in the index:

Approximate Synonyms

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

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Information for Patients


Carcinoid Tumors

Carcinoid tumors are rare, slow-growing cancers. They usually start in the lining of the digestive tract or in the lungs. They grow slowly and don't produce symptoms in the early stages. As a result, the average age of people diagnosed with digestive or lung carcinoids is about 60.

In later stages the tumors sometimes produce hormones that can cause carcinoid syndrome. The syndrome causes flushing of the face and upper chest, diarrhea, and trouble breathing.

Surgery is the main treatment for carcinoid tumors. If they haven't spread to other parts of the body, surgery can cure the cancer.


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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)