ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 140.8

Mal neo lip NEC

Diagnosis Code 140.8

ICD-9: 140.8
Short Description: Mal neo lip NEC
Long Description: Malignant neoplasm of other sites of lip
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 140.8

Code Classification
  • Neoplasms (140–239)
    • Malignant neoplasm of lip, oral cavity, and pharynx (140-149)
      • 140 Malignant neoplasm of lip

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • C00.8 - Malignant neoplasm of overlapping sites of lip

  • Malignant neoplasm of overlapping lesion of lip
  • Malignant tumor of lipstick area of lip
  • Overlapping malignant neoplasm of lip

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 140.8 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

      • lip (external) (lipstick area) (vermillion border)����������������������������������� 140.9��� 198.89��� 230.0����� 210.0����� 235.1����� 239.0
        • contiguous sites��������������������������� 140.8��� -������������ -������������ -������������ -������������ -
          • with oral cavity or pharynx������� 149.8��� -������������ -������������ -������������ -������������ -

Information for Patients

Oral Cancer

Oral cancer can form in any part of the mouth or throat. Most oral cancers begin in the tongue and in the floor of the mouth. Anyone can get oral cancer, but the risk is higher if you are male, over age 40, use tobacco or alcohol or have a history of head or neck cancer. Frequent sun exposure is also a risk for lip cancer.

Symptoms of oral cancer include

  • White or red patches in your mouth
  • A mouth sore that won't heal
  • Bleeding in your mouth
  • Loose teeth
  • Problems or pain with swallowing
  • A lump in your neck
  • An earache

Oral cancer treatments may include surgery, radiation therapy or chemotherapy. Some patients have a combination of treatments.

NIH: National Cancer Institute

  • After chemotherapy - discharge
  • Head and Neck Radiation Treatment and Your Mouth - NIH (National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research)
  • Leukoplakia
  • Mouth and neck radiation - discharge
  • Oral Cancer - NIH (National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research)
  • Oral cancer
  • Swallowing problems
  • Tongue biopsy
  • Understanding Chemotherapy - NIH - Easy-to-Read (National Cancer Institute)
  • What to Know about External Beam Radiation Therapy - NIH - Easy-to-Read (National Cancer Institute)

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