Malignant neoplasm of auditory tube middle ear and mastoid air cells (160.1)
ICD-9 code 160.1 for Malignant neoplasm of auditory tube middle ear and mastoid air cells is a medical classification as listed by WHO under the range -MALIGNANT NEOPLASM OF RESPIRATORY AND INTRATHORACIC ORGANS (160-165).
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