ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 164.3

Mal neo post mediastinum

Diagnosis Code 164.3

ICD-9: 164.3
Short Description: Mal neo post mediastinum
Long Description: Malignant neoplasm of posterior mediastinum
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 164.3

Code Classification
  • Neoplasms (140–239)
    • Malignant neoplasm of respiratory and intrathoracic organs (160-165)
      • 164 Malignant neoplasm of thymus, heart, and mediastinum

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • C38.2 - Malignant neoplasm of posterior mediastinum

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 164.3 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

      • mediastinum, mediastinal�������������������� 164.9��� 197.1����� -������������ 212.5����� 235.8����� 239.89
        • posterior�������������������������������������� 164.3��� 197.1����� -������������ 212.5����� 235.8����� 239.89

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