AAPC - Back to school
Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: Mucoepidermoid cancer of the palate

  1. #1

    Default Mucoepidermoid cancer of the palate

    AAPC: Back to School
    What is the diagnosis code for this and for Oral cervical fistula?

  2. #2

    Default RE:ICD Palate mucoepidermoid cancer+ oral cervical fistula

    mucoepidermoid (M8430/3) carcinoma-malignant,primary site

    Pls look up Neoplasm table
    1. Palate malignat/primary 145.5 palate unspecified
    2. Fistula oral (cutaneous) 528.3

    Need additional case documentation to confirm 528.3
    (sequela of carcinoma/infection.....)
    Pls look up the case report for the anatomic specificity
    hard palate; 145.2
    junction of hard+soft palate 145.5
    soft palate 145.3
    nasopharyngeal surface 147.3
    posterior surface 147.3
    superior surface 147.3


Similar Threads

  1. Condyloma of hard palate
    By riverloverjen38@yahoo.com in forum General Surgery
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 10-08-2014, 03:22 PM
  2. current cancer vs history cancer coding
    By teemarie in forum Diagnosis Coding
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 02-21-2013, 01:34 PM
  3. Palate Reduction with Coblator
    By tldixon@mokancomm.net in forum ENT/Otolaryngology
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 08-27-2012, 09:38 AM
  4. Cleft lip and palate
    By SLELISON in forum ENT/Otolaryngology
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 06-30-2011, 01:22 PM
  5. Cleft Palate Repair
    By lkoch829 in forum Plastic Surgery
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 04-21-2008, 09:25 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts

Enjoying Our Forums?

AAPC forums are a benefit of membership. Joining AAPC grants you unlimited access, allowing you to post questions and participate with our community of over 150,000 professionals.

Join Now Continue Reading Without Full Access

Already a Member?


Close Message

In addition to full participation on AAPC forums, as a member you will be able to:

  • Access to the largest healthcare job database in the world.
  • Join over 150,000 members of the healthcare network in the world.
  • Be a part of an industry leading organization that drives the business side of healthcare.
  • Save anywhere from 10%-50% with exclusive member discounts on courses, books, study materials, and conferences.
  • Access to discounts at hundreds of restaurants, travel destinations, retail stores, and service providers. AAPC members also have opportunities to save on heath, life, and liability insurance.
  • Become a member of a local chapter and attend regular meetings.