Diagnosis Code D38.4
Information for Medical Professionals
The diagnosis code D38.4 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)
- 180 - RESPIRATORY NEOPLASMS WITH MCC
- 181 - RESPIRATORY NEOPLASMS WITH CC
- 182 - RESPIRATORY NEOPLASMS WITHOUT CC/MCC
Convert to ICD-9 General Equivalence Map
The ICD-10 and ICD-9 GEMs are used to facilitate linking between the diagnosis codes in ICD-9-CM and the new ICD-10-CM code set. The GEMs are the raw material from which providers, health information vendors and payers can derive specific applied mappings to meet their needs.
- 235.8 - Unc behav neo pleura (approximate) 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.
- Neoplasm of thymus
- Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of mediastinum
- Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of thymus
Table of Neoplasms
The code D38.4 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.