ICD-10 Diagnosis Code C77.0

Sec and unsp malig neoplasm of nodes of head, face and neck

Diagnosis Code C77.0

ICD-10: C77.0
Short Description: Sec and unsp malig neoplasm of nodes of head, face and neck
Long Description: Secondary and unspecified malignant neoplasm of lymph nodes of head, face and neck
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code C77.0

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Code Classification
  • Neoplasms (C00–D48)
    • Malignant neoplasms of ill-defined, other secondary and unspecified sites (C76-C80)
      • Secondary and unspecified malignant neoplasm of lymph nodes (C77)

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • 196.0 - Mal neo lymph-head/neck

Synonyms
  • Metastasis to head and neck lymph node
  • Neoplasm of breast regional lymph node staging category N3 as per American Joint Committee on Cancer 7th edition
  • Neoplasm of breast regional lymph node staging category N3c: Metastasis in ipsilateral supraclavicular lymph node
  • Neoplasm of lymph node of face
  • Neoplasm of lymph node of face
  • Neoplasm of occipital lymph nodes
  • Neoplasm of parotid lymph nodes
  • Neoplasm of preauricular lymph nodes
  • Neoplasm of retropharyngeal lymph nodes
  • Neoplasm of scalene lymph nodes
  • Neoplasm of submandibular lymph nodes
  • Neoplasm of supraclavicular lymph nodes
  • Neoplasm of supraclavicular region
  • Secondary malignant neoplasm of lymph nodes of face
  • Secondary malignant neoplasm of lymph nodes of head
  • Secondary malignant neoplasm of lymph nodes of neck
  • Secondary malignant neoplasm of occipital lymph nodes
  • Secondary malignant neoplasm of parotid lymph nodes
  • Secondary malignant neoplasm of preauricular lymph nodes
  • Secondary malignant neoplasm of retropharyngeal lymph nodes
  • Secondary malignant neoplasm of scalene lymph nodes
  • Secondary malignant neoplasm of submandibular lymph nodes
  • Secondary malignant neoplasm of submaxillary gland
  • Secondary malignant neoplasm of submental lymph nodes
  • Secondary malignant neoplasm of supraclavicular lymph nodes
  • Secondary malignant neoplasm of supraclavicular region

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code C77.0 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:


Table of Neoplasms

The code C77.0 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
»lymph, lymphatic channel NEC
  »gland (secondary)
    »auricular (anterior) (posterior)
C77.0D36.0D48.7D49.89
»lymph, lymphatic channel NEC
  »gland (secondary)
    »cervical
C77.0D36.0D48.7D49.89
»lymph, lymphatic channel NEC
  »gland (secondary)
    »cervicofacial
C77.0D36.0D48.7D49.89
»lymph, lymphatic channel NEC
  »gland (secondary)
    »face
C77.0D36.0D48.7D49.89
»lymph, lymphatic channel NEC
  »gland (secondary)
    »head
C77.0D36.0D48.7D49.89
»lymph, lymphatic channel NEC
  »gland (secondary)
    »jugular
C77.0D36.0D48.7D49.89
»lymph, lymphatic channel NEC
  »gland (secondary)
    »mandibular
C77.0D36.0D48.7D49.89
»lymph, lymphatic channel NEC
  »gland (secondary)
    »neck
C77.0D36.0D48.7D49.89
»lymph, lymphatic channel NEC
  »gland (secondary)
    »occipital
C77.0D36.0D48.7D49.89
»lymph, lymphatic channel NEC
  »gland (secondary)
    »parotid
C77.0D36.0D48.7D49.89
»lymph, lymphatic channel NEC
  »gland (secondary)
    »preauricular
C77.0D36.0D48.7D49.89
»lymph, lymphatic channel NEC
  »gland (secondary)
    »prelaryngeal
C77.0D36.0D48.7D49.89
»lymph, lymphatic channel NEC
  »gland (secondary)
    »pretracheal
C77.0D36.0D48.7D49.89
»lymph, lymphatic channel NEC
  »gland (secondary)
    »retropharyngeal
C77.0D36.0D48.7D49.89
»lymph, lymphatic channel NEC
  »gland (secondary)
    »scalene
C77.0D36.0D48.7D49.89
»lymph, lymphatic channel NEC
  »gland (secondary)
    »sublingual
C77.0D36.0D48.7D49.89
»lymph, lymphatic channel NEC
  »gland (secondary)
    »submandibular
C77.0D36.0D48.7D49.89
»lymph, lymphatic channel NEC
  »gland (secondary)
    »submaxillary
C77.0D36.0D48.7D49.89
»lymph, lymphatic channel NEC
  »gland (secondary)
    »submental
C77.0D36.0D48.7D49.89
»lymph, lymphatic channel NEC
  »gland (secondary)
    »supraclavicular
C77.0D36.0D48.7D49.89
»lymph, lymphatic channel NEC
  »gland (secondary)
    »Virchow's
C77.0D36.0D48.7D49.89
»Virchow's gland
C77.0C77.0D36.0D48.7D49.89

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