D37.02 - Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of tongue

Version 2023
ICD-10:D37.02
Short Description:Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of tongue
Long Description:Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of tongue
Status: Valid for Submission
Version:ICD-10-CM 2023
Code Classification:
  • Neoplasms (C00–D48)
    • Neoplasms of uncertain behavior, polycythemia vera and myelodysplastic syndromes (D37-D48)
      • Neoplasm of uncrt behavior of oral cavity and dgstv organs (D37)

D37.02 is a billable ICD-10 code used to specify a medical diagnosis of neoplasm of uncertain behavior of tongue. The code is valid during the fiscal year 2023 from October 01, 2022 through September 30, 2023 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The following anatomical sites found in the Table of Neoplasms reference this diagnosis code given the correct histological behavior: Neoplasm, neoplastic frenulum ; Neoplasm, neoplastic frenulum linguae ; Neoplasm, neoplastic lingual NEC [See Also: Neoplasm, tongue] ; Neoplasm, neoplastic tongue ; Neoplasm, neoplastic tongue anterior (two-thirds) NEC ; Neoplasm, neoplastic tongue anterior (two-thirds) NEC dorsal surface ; Neoplasm, neoplastic tongue anterior (two-thirds) NEC ventral surface ; etc

Approximate Synonyms

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

Convert to ICD-9 Code

Source ICD-10 CodeTarget ICD-9 Code
D37.02235.1 - Unc behav neo oral/phar
Approximate Flag - The approximate mapping means there is not an exact match between the ICD-10 and ICD-9 codes and the mapped code is not a precise representation of the original code.

Table of Neoplasms

This code is referenced 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.

Neoplasm, neoplastic Malignant
Primary
Malignant
Secondary
CaInSitu Benign Uncertain
Behavior
Unspecified
Behavior
»Neoplasm, neoplastic
  »frenulum
C02.2C79.89D00.07D10.1D37.02D49.0
»Neoplasm, neoplastic
  »frenulum
    »linguae
C02.2C79.89D00.07D10.1D37.02D49.0
»Neoplasm, neoplastic
  »lingual NEC [See Also: Neoplasm, tongue]
C02.9C79.89D00.07D10.1D37.02D49.0
»Neoplasm, neoplastic
  »tongue
C02.9C79.89D00.07D10.1D37.02D49.0
»Neoplasm, neoplastic
  »tongue
    »anterior (two-thirds) NEC
C02.3C79.89D00.07D10.1D37.02D49.0
»Neoplasm, neoplastic
  »tongue
    »anterior (two-thirds) NEC
      »dorsal surface
C02.0C79.89D00.07D10.1D37.02D49.0
»Neoplasm, neoplastic
  »tongue
    »anterior (two-thirds) NEC
      »ventral surface
C02.2C79.89D00.07D10.1D37.02D49.0
»Neoplasm, neoplastic
  »tongue
    »base (dorsal surface)
C01C79.89D00.07D10.1D37.02D49.0
»Neoplasm, neoplastic
  »tongue
    »border (lateral)
C02.1C79.89D00.07D10.1D37.02D49.0
»Neoplasm, neoplastic
  »tongue
    »dorsal surface NEC
C02.0C79.89D00.07D10.1D37.02D49.0
»Neoplasm, neoplastic
  »tongue
    »fixed part NEC
C01C79.89D00.07D10.1D37.02D49.0
»Neoplasm, neoplastic
  »tongue
    »foreamen cecum
C02.0C79.89D00.07D10.1D37.02D49.0
»Neoplasm, neoplastic
  »tongue
    »frenulum linguae
C02.2C79.89D00.07D10.1D37.02D49.0
»Neoplasm, neoplastic
  »tongue
    »junctional zone
C02.8C79.89D00.07D10.1D37.02D49.0
»Neoplasm, neoplastic
  »tongue
    »margin (lateral)
C02.1C79.89D00.07D10.1D37.02D49.0
»Neoplasm, neoplastic
  »tongue
    »midline NEC
C02.0C79.89D00.07D10.1D37.02D49.0
»Neoplasm, neoplastic
  »tongue
    »mobile part NEC
C02.3C79.89D00.07D10.1D37.02D49.0
»Neoplasm, neoplastic
  »tongue
    »posterior (third)
C01C79.89D00.07D10.1D37.02D49.0
»Neoplasm, neoplastic
  »tongue
    »root
C01C79.89D00.07D10.1D37.02D49.0
»Neoplasm, neoplastic
  »tongue
    »surface (dorsal)
C02.0C79.89D00.07D10.1D37.02D49.0
»Neoplasm, neoplastic
  »tongue
    »surface (dorsal)
      »base
C01C79.89D00.07D10.1D37.02D49.0
»Neoplasm, neoplastic
  »tongue
    »surface (dorsal)
      »ventral
C02.2C79.89D00.07D10.1D37.02D49.0
»Neoplasm, neoplastic
  »tongue
    »tip
C02.1C79.89D00.07D10.1D37.02D49.0
»Neoplasm, neoplastic
  »tongue
    »tonsil
C02.4C79.89D00.07D10.1D37.02D49.0
»Neoplasm, neoplastic
  »tonsil
    »lingual
C02.4C79.89D00.07D10.1D37.02D49.0

Patient Education


Tongue Disorders

Your tongue helps you taste, swallow, and chew. You also use it to speak. Your tongue is made up of many muscles. The upper surface contains your taste buds.

Problems with the tongue include:

These problems can have many different causes. Treatment depends on the underlying problem.


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