In Coding
Mar 3rd, 2014
A carcinoma (e.g, basal cell carcinoma or squamous cell carcinoma) is a malignant growth consisting of epithelial cells, which tend to spread to surrounding tissue. Carcinomas are often associated with the skin, but can also develop in tissues lining organs, such as the kidney or liver. Carcinomas are identified in the ICD-9-CM Index to Diseases ...