Malignant neoplasm of nasal cavities middle ear and accessory sinuses (160)
ICD-9 code 160 for Malignant neoplasm of nasal cavities middle ear and accessory sinuses is a medical classification as listed by WHO under the range -MALIGNANT NEOPLASM OF RESPIRATORY AND INTRATHORACIC ORGANS (160-165).
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