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Tracking Down ICD-10-CM Codes for Ganglioneuroblastoma

Question: Recently, a patient came in with an aggressive case of ganglioneuroblastoma in her abdomen. I haven’t coded this since ICD-9-CM days, at which point I was using code 171.9. I can’t find the ICD-10-CM equivalent. How should I code this? Idaho Subscriber Answer: The appropriate code in this case is C47.4 (Malignant neoplasm of peripheral nerves of abdomen). Breaking down the [...]