ICD-10 Code C83

Non-follicular lymphoma

Version 2019 Non-Billable Code
ICD-10:C83
Short Description:Non-follicular lymphoma
Long Description:Non-follicular lymphoma

Not Valid for Submission

ICD-10 C83 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of non-follicular lymphoma. The code is NOT valid for the year 2019 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

Consider the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity:

  • C83.0 - Small cell B-cell lymphoma
  • C83.00 - Small cell B-cell lymphoma, unspecified site
  • C83.01 - Small cell B-cell lymphoma, lymph nodes of head, face, and neck
  • C83.02 - Small cell B-cell lymphoma, intrathoracic lymph nodes
  • C83.03 - Small cell B-cell lymphoma, intra-abdominal lymph nodes
  • C83.04 - Small cell B-cell lymphoma, lymph nodes of axilla and upper limb
  • C83.05 - Small cell B-cell lymphoma, lymph nodes of inguinal region and lower limb
  • C83.06 - Small cell B-cell lymphoma, intrapelvic lymph nodes
  • C83.07 - Small cell B-cell lymphoma, spleen
  • C83.08 - Small cell B-cell lymphoma, lymph nodes of multiple sites
  • C83.09 - Small cell B-cell lymphoma, extranodal and solid organ sites
  • C83.1 - Mantle cell lymphoma
  • C83.10 - Mantle cell lymphoma, unspecified site
  • C83.11 - Mantle cell lymphoma, lymph nodes of head, face, and neck
  • C83.12 - Mantle cell lymphoma, intrathoracic lymph nodes
  • C83.13 - Mantle cell lymphoma, intra-abdominal lymph nodes
  • C83.14 - Mantle cell lymphoma, lymph nodes of axilla and upper limb
  • C83.15 - Mantle cell lymphoma, lymph nodes of inguinal region and lower limb
  • C83.16 - Mantle cell lymphoma, intrapelvic lymph nodes
  • C83.17 - Mantle cell lymphoma, spleen
  • C83.18 - Mantle cell lymphoma, lymph nodes of multiple sites
  • C83.19 - Mantle cell lymphoma, extranodal and solid organ sites
  • C83.3 - Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma
  • C83.30 - Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, unspecified site
  • C83.31 - Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, lymph nodes of head, face, and neck
  • C83.32 - Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, intrathoracic lymph nodes
  • C83.33 - Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, intra-abdominal lymph nodes
  • C83.34 - Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, lymph nodes of axilla and upper limb
  • C83.35 - Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, lymph nodes of inguinal region and lower limb
  • C83.36 - Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, intrapelvic lymph nodes
  • C83.37 - Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, spleen
  • C83.38 - Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, lymph nodes of multiple sites
  • C83.39 - Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, extranodal and solid organ sites
  • C83.5 - Lymphoblastic (diffuse) lymphoma
  • C83.50 - Lymphoblastic (diffuse) lymphoma, unspecified site
  • C83.51 - Lymphoblastic (diffuse) lymphoma, lymph nodes of head, face, and neck
  • C83.52 - Lymphoblastic (diffuse) lymphoma, intrathoracic lymph nodes
  • C83.53 - Lymphoblastic (diffuse) lymphoma, intra-abdominal lymph nodes
  • C83.54 - Lymphoblastic (diffuse) lymphoma, lymph nodes of axilla and upper limb
  • C83.55 - Lymphoblastic (diffuse) lymphoma, lymph nodes of inguinal region and lower limb
  • C83.56 - Lymphoblastic (diffuse) lymphoma, intrapelvic lymph nodes
  • C83.57 - Lymphoblastic (diffuse) lymphoma, spleen
  • C83.58 - Lymphoblastic (diffuse) lymphoma, lymph nodes of multiple sites
  • C83.59 - Lymphoblastic (diffuse) lymphoma, extranodal and solid organ sites
  • C83.7 - Burkitt lymphoma
  • C83.70 - Burkitt lymphoma, unspecified site
  • C83.71 - Burkitt lymphoma, lymph nodes of head, face, and neck
  • C83.72 - Burkitt lymphoma, intrathoracic lymph nodes
  • C83.73 - Burkitt lymphoma, intra-abdominal lymph nodes
  • C83.74 - Burkitt lymphoma, lymph nodes of axilla and upper limb
  • C83.75 - Burkitt lymphoma, lymph nodes of inguinal region and lower limb
  • C83.76 - Burkitt lymphoma, intrapelvic lymph nodes
  • C83.77 - Burkitt lymphoma, spleen
  • C83.78 - Burkitt lymphoma, lymph nodes of multiple sites
  • C83.79 - Burkitt lymphoma, extranodal and solid organ sites
  • C83.8 - Other non-follicular lymphoma
  • C83.80 - Other non-follicular lymphoma, unspecified site
  • C83.81 - Other non-follicular lymphoma, lymph nodes of head, face, and neck
  • C83.82 - Other non-follicular lymphoma, intrathoracic lymph nodes
  • C83.83 - Other non-follicular lymphoma, intra-abdominal lymph nodes
  • C83.84 - Other non-follicular lymphoma, lymph nodes of axilla and upper limb
  • C83.85 - Other non-follicular lymphoma, lymph nodes of inguinal region and lower limb
  • C83.86 - Other non-follicular lymphoma, intrapelvic lymph nodes
  • C83.87 - Other non-follicular lymphoma, spleen
  • C83.88 - Other non-follicular lymphoma, lymph nodes of multiple sites
  • C83.89 - Other non-follicular lymphoma, extranodal and solid organ sites
  • C83.9 - Non-follicular (diffuse) lymphoma, unspecified
  • C83.90 - Non-follicular (diffuse) lymphoma, unspecified, unspecified site
  • C83.91 - Non-follicular (diffuse) lymphoma, unspecified, lymph nodes of head, face, and neck
  • C83.92 - Non-follicular (diffuse) lymphoma, unspecified, intrathoracic lymph nodes
  • C83.93 - Non-follicular (diffuse) lymphoma, unspecified, intra-abdominal lymph nodes
  • C83.94 - Non-follicular (diffuse) lymphoma, unspecified, lymph nodes of axilla and upper limb
  • C83.95 - Non-follicular (diffuse) lymphoma, unspecified, lymph nodes of inguinal region and lower limb
  • C83.96 - Non-follicular (diffuse) lymphoma, unspecified, intrapelvic lymph nodes
  • C83.97 - Non-follicular (diffuse) lymphoma, unspecified, spleen
  • C83.98 - Non-follicular (diffuse) lymphoma, unspecified, lymph nodes of multiple sites
  • C83.99 - Non-follicular (diffuse) lymphoma, unspecified, extranodal and solid organ sites

Code Classification

  • Neoplasms (C00–D48)
    • Malignant neoplasms of lymphoid, hematopoietic and related tissue (C81-C96)
      • Non-follicular lymphoma (C83)

Information for Medical Professionals

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 C83 are found in the tabular index:

  • Type 1 Excludes Notes:
    • personal history of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (Z85.72)

Information for Patients


Lymphoma

Also called: Non-Hodgkin lymphoma

Lymphoma is a cancer of a part of the immune system called the lymph system. There are many types of lymphoma. One type is Hodgkin disease. The rest are called non-Hodgkin lymphomas.

Non-Hodgkin lymphomas begin when a type of white blood cell, called a T cell or B cell, becomes abnormal. The cell divides again and again, making more and more abnormal cells. These abnormal cells can spread to almost any other part of the body. Most of the time, doctors don't know why a person gets non-Hodgkin lymphoma. You are at increased risk if you have a weakened immune system or have certain types of infections.

Non-Hodgkin lymphoma can cause many symptoms, such as

  • Swollen, painless lymph nodes in the neck, armpits or groin
  • Unexplained weight loss
  • Fever
  • Soaking night sweats
  • Coughing, trouble breathing or chest pain
  • Weakness and tiredness that don't go away
  • Pain, swelling or a feeling of fullness in the abdomen

Your doctor will diagnose lymphoma with a physical exam, blood tests, a chest x-ray, and a biopsy. Treatments include chemotherapy, radiation therapy, targeted therapy, biological therapy, or therapy to remove proteins from the blood. Targeted therapy uses substances that attack cancer cells without harming normal cells. Biologic therapy boosts your body's own ability to fight cancer. If you don't have symptoms, you may not need treatment right away. This is called watchful waiting.

NIH: National Cancer Institute

  • After chemotherapy - discharge (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • B-cell leukemia/lymphoma panel (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Bone marrow transplant (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Burkitt lymphoma (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Lymph node biopsy (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Non-Hodgkin lymphoma (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Non-Hodgkin lymphoma - children (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Understanding Chemotherapy - NIH - Easy-to-Read (National Cancer Institute)
  • What to Know about Brachytherapy (A Type of Internal Radiation Therapy) - NIH - Easy-to-Read (National Cancer Institute)
  • What to Know about External Beam Radiation Therapy - NIH - Easy-to-Read (National Cancer Institute)

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Index of Diseases and Injuries Definitions

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