Malignant neoplasm of other connective and soft tissue C49

  • C49 should not be used for reimbursement purposes. Please select a more specific diagnosis below.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM C49 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of C49 - other international versions of ICD-10 C49 may differ.
Type 1 Excludes:
  • malignant neoplasm of cartilage (of):
  • articular (C40-C41)
  • larynx (C32.3)
  • nose (C30.0)
  • malignant neoplasm of connective tissue of breast (C50.-)
Type 2 Excludes:
  • Kaposi's sarcoma of soft tissue (C46.1)
  • malignant neoplasm of heart (C38.0)
  • malignant neoplasm of peripheral nerves and autonomic nervous system (C47.-)
  • malignant neoplasm of peritoneum (C48.2)
  • malignant neoplasm of retroperitoneum (C48.0)
  • malignant neoplasm of uterine ligament (C57.3)
  • mesothelioma (C45.-)
Includes:
  • malignant neoplasm of blood vessel
  • malignant neoplasm of bursa
  • malignant neoplasm of cartilage
  • malignant neoplasm of fascia
  • malignant neoplasm of fat
  • malignant neoplasm of ligament, except uterine
  • malignant neoplasm of lymphatic vessel
  • malignant neoplasm of muscle
  • malignant neoplasm of synovia
  • malignant neoplasm of tendon (sheath)

Codes: = Billable

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.