ICD-10 Diagnosis Code C48.0

Malignant neoplasm of retroperitoneum

Diagnosis Code C48.0

ICD-10: C48.0
Short Description: Malignant neoplasm of retroperitoneum
Long Description: Malignant neoplasm of retroperitoneum
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code C48.0

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Code Classification
  • Neoplasms (C00–D48)
    • Malignant neoplasms of mesothelial and soft tissue (C45-C49)
      • Malignant neoplasm of retroperitoneum and peritoneum (C48)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code C48.0 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)

  • 826 - MYELOPROLIFERATIVE DISORDERS OR POORLY DIFFERENTIATED NEOPLASMS WITH MAJOR O.R. PROCEDURE WITH MCC
  • 827 - MYELOPROLIFERATIVE DISORDERS OR POORLY DIFFERENTIATED NEOPLASMS WITH MAJOR O.R. PROCEDURE WITH CC
  • 828 - MYELOPROLIFERATIVE DISORDERS OR POORLY DIFFERENTIATED NEOPLASMS WITH MAJOR O.R. PROCEDURE WITHOUT CC/MCC
  • 829 - MYELOPROLIFERATIVE DISORDERS OR POORLY DIFFERENTIATED NEOPLASMS WITH OTHER PROCEDURE WITH CC/MCC
  • 830 - MYELOPROLIFERATIVE DISORDERS OR POORLY DIFFERENTIATED NEOPLASMS WITH OTHER PROCEDURE WITHOUT CC/MCC

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  • 158.0 - Mal neo retroperitoneum

Synonyms
  • Extrarenal rhabdoid tumor
  • Liposarcoma of retroperitoneum
  • Malignant neoplasm of perinephric tissue
  • Malignant neoplasm of retrocecal tissue
  • Malignant retroperitoneal tumor
  • Malignant teratoma of retroperitoneum
  • Neoplasm of periadrenal tissue
  • Neoplasm of retrocecal tissue
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of adrenal gland
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of periadrenal tissue
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of perirenal tissue
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of retrocecal tissue
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of retroperitoneum
  • Retroperitoneal sarcoma

Table of Neoplasms

The code C48.0 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.

Neoplasm, neoplastic Malignant
Primary
Malignant
Secondary
CaInSitu Benign Uncertain
Behavior
Unspecified
Behavior
»connective tissue NEC
  »retroperitoneum
C48.0C78.6D20.0D48.3D49.0
»paranephric
C48.0C78.6D20.0D48.3D49.0
»periadrenal (tissue)
C48.0C78.6D20.0D48.3D49.0
»perinephric
C48.0C78.6D20.0D48.3D49.0
»peripancreatic
C48.0C78.6D20.0D48.3D49.0
»perirenal (tissue)
C48.0C78.6D20.0D48.3D49.0
»retrocecal
C48.0C78.6D20.0D48.3D49.0
»retroperitoneal (space) (tissue)
C48.0C78.6D20.0D48.3D49.0
»retroperitoneum
C48.0C78.6D20.0D48.3D49.0

Information for Patients


Cancer

Also called: Carcinoma, Malignancy, Neoplasms, Tumor

Cancer begins in your cells, which are the building blocks of your body. Normally, your body forms new cells as you need them, replacing old cells that die. Sometimes this process goes wrong. New cells grow even when you don't need them, and old cells don't die when they should. These extra cells can form a mass called a tumor. Tumors can be benign or malignant. Benign tumors aren't cancer while malignant ones are. Cells from malignant tumors can invade nearby tissues. They can also break away and spread to other parts of the body.

Cancer is not just one disease but many diseases. There are more than 100 different types of cancer. Most cancers are named for where they start. For example, lung cancer starts in the lung, and breast cancer starts in the breast. The spread of cancer from one part of the body to another is called metastasis. Symptoms and treatment depend on the cancer type and how advanced it is. Most treatment plans may include surgery, radiation and/or chemotherapy. Some may involve hormone therapy, immunotherapy or other types of biologic therapy, or stem cell transplantation.

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