Metastatic Lung Cancer ICD 9 Code


Billable Medical Code for Malignant Neoplasm of Bronchus and Lung, Unspecified

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 162.9

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 162.9.

The Short Description Is: Mal neo bronch/lung NOS.

Known As

Metastatic lung cancer is also known as adenocarcinoma lung stage 1, adenocarcinoma lung stage 2, adenocarcinoma lung stage 3, adenocarcinoma lung stage 4, clear cell carcinoma of lung, giant cell carcinoma of lung, small cell carcinoma of lung, small cell carcinoma lung, squamous cell carcinoma lung stage 3, squamous cell carcinoma lung stage 4, and squamous cell carcinoma right lung.

Metastatic Lung Cancer Definition and Symptoms

Metastatic lung cancer is cancer that begins somewhere else in the body and spreads to the lungs. Symptoms include intense coughing, shortness of breath, changes in the voice, pain in the chest, wheezing, snoring, drop in weight, headache, and bone pain.