Malignant neoplasm without specification of site (C80)

Clinical Information for Malignant neoplasm without specification of site (C80)

Cachexia - General ill health, malnutrition, and weight loss, usually associated with chronic disease.

Chylothorax - The presence of chyle in the thoracic cavity. (Dorland, 27th ed)

Breakthrough Pain - Acute pain that comes on rapidly despite the use of pain medication.

Instructional Notations

Type 1 Excludes Type 1 Excludes
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes note. It means "NOT CODED HERE!" An Excludes1 note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as the code above the Excludes1 note. An Excludes1 is used when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.

  • malignant carcinoid tumor of unspecified site C7A.00
  • malignant neoplasm of specified multiple sites- code to each site