1. C02 Malignant neoplasm of other and unspecified parts of tongue

    Use Additional code to identify:
    alcohol abuse and dependence (F10.-)
    history of tobacco dependence (Z87.891)
    tobacco dependence (F17.-)
    tobacco use (Z72.0)

    1. C02.0 Malignant neoplasm of dorsal surface of tongue

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Malignant neoplasm of anterior two-thirds of tongue, dorsal surface
    2. C02.1 Malignant neoplasm of border of tongue

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Malignant neoplasm of tip of tongue
    3. C02.2 Malignant neoplasm of ventral surface of tongue

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Malignant neoplasm of anterior two-thirds of tongue, ventral surface
      • Malignant neoplasm of frenulum linguae
    4. C02.3 Malignant neoplasm of anterior two-thirds of tongue, part unspecified

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Malignant neoplasm of middle third of tongue NOS
      • Malignant neoplasm of mobile part of tongue NOS
    5. C02.4 Malignant neoplasm of lingual tonsil

    6. C02.8 Malignant neoplasm of overlapping sites of tongue

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Malignant neoplasm of two or more contiguous sites of tongue
    7. C02.9 Malignant neoplasm of tongue, unspecified

Abbreviations used here:

NEC Not elsewhere classifiable
This abbreviation in the Tabular List represents “other specified”. When a specific code is not available for a condition, the Tabular List includes an NEC entry under a code to identify the code as the “other specified” code.

NOS Not otherwise specified
This abbreviation is the equivalent of unspecified.