1. C08 Malignant neoplasm of other and unspecified major salivary glands

    Use additional code to identify:
    alcohol abuse and dependence (F10.-)
    exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z77.22)
    exposure to tobacco smoke in the perinatal period (P96.81)
    history of tobacco dependence (Z87.891)
    occupational exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z57.31)
    tobacco dependence (F17.-)
    tobacco use (Z72.0)


    • malignant neoplasm of salivary ducts


    • malignant neoplasms of specified minor salivary glands which are classified according to their anatomical location


    • malignant neoplasms of minor salivary glands NOS (C06.9)
    • malignant neoplasm of parotid gland (C07)
    1. C08.0 Malignant neoplasm of submandibular gland

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Malignant neoplasm of submaxillary gland
    2. C08.1 Malignant neoplasm of sublingual gland

    3. C08.9 Malignant neoplasm of major salivary gland, unspecified

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Malignant neoplasm of salivary gland (major) NOS
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.