Billable Medical Code for Other and Malignant Neoplasm of Thyroid Gland
Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 193
Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 193.
The Short Description Is: Malign neopl thyroid.
Thyroid cancer is also known as anaplastic thyroid carcinoma, CA of thyroid, CA thyroid papillary, cancer metastatic to lymph node from thyroid, cancer of the thyroglossal duct, cancer of the thyroid, cancer of the thyroid anaplastic, cancer of the thyroid follicular, cancer of the thyroid hurthle cell, cancer of the thyroid medullary, cancer of the thyroid papillary, cancer of the thyroid with metastasis to lungs, follicular carcinoma thyroid, follicular thyroid carcinoma, hurthle cell carcinoma of thyroid, hurthle cell carcinoma, thyroid, malignant tumor of thyroid gland, medullary carcinoma thyroid, medullary thyroid carcinoma, papillary carcinoma thyroid, papillary thyroid carcinoma, primary malignant neoplasm of thyroglossal duct, secondary malignant neoplasm of lungs from thyroid, secondary malignant neoplasm of lymph nodes from thyroid, thyroglossal duct cancer, thyroid cancer, thyroid cancer metastatic to LN, thyroid cancer metastatic to lung, thyroid cancer metastatic to unspecified site, and thyroid cancer anaplastic. This applies to thyroglossal duct.
Thyroid Cancer Definition and Symptoms
Thyroid cancer is cancer that originates in the cells of the thyroid gland. Symptoms of thyroid cancer include a lump that can be felt through the skin on the neck, changes to the voice, hoarseness in the voice, difficulty swallowing, pain in the neck, pain in the throat, and swollen lymph nodes in the neck.