2022 ICD-10-CM Code C81.12

Nodular sclerosis Hodgkin lymphoma, intrathoracic lymph nodes

Version 2021

Valid for Submission

ICD-10:C81.12
Short Description:Nodular sclerosis Hodgkin lymphoma, intrathorac lymph nodes
Long Description:Nodular sclerosis Hodgkin lymphoma, intrathoracic lymph nodes

Code Classification

  • Neoplasms (C00–D48)
    • Malignant neoplasms of lymphoid, hematopoietic and related tissue (C81-C96)
      • Hodgkin lymphoma (C81)

C81.12 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of nodular sclerosis hodgkin lymphoma, intrathoracic lymph nodes. The code C81.12 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 C81.12 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like hodgkin's disease of intrathoracic lymph nodes, hodgkin's disease, nodular sclerosis of intrathoracic lymph nodes or neoplasm of mediastinal lymph nodes.

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


Hodgkin Disease

Hodgkin disease is a type of lymphoma. Lymphoma is a cancer of a part of the immune system called the lymph system. The first sign of Hodgkin disease is often an enlarged lymph node. The disease can spread to nearby lymph nodes. Later it may spread to the lungs, liver, or bone marrow. The exact cause is unknown.

Hodgkin disease is rare. Symptoms include

To diagnose Hodgkin disease, doctors use a physical exam and history, blood tests, and a biopsy. Treatment depends on how far the disease has spread. It often includes radiation therapy or chemotherapy.

The earlier the disease is diagnosed, the more effective the treatment. In most cases, Hodgkin disease can be cured.

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)