Billable Medical Code for Other Benign Neoplasm of Connective and Other Soft Tissue, Site Unspecified
Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 215.9
Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 215.9.
The Short Description Is: Ben neo soft tissue NOS.
Desmoid tumor is also known as adult rhabdomyoma, aggressive angiomyxoma, ancient neurilemmoma, benign lipomatous tumor, benign neoplasm autonomic nervous system of pelvis, benign tumor of mesothelial tissue, benign tumor of spinal nerve and sheath, giant cell storiform collagenoma, glandular neurilemmoma, granular cell tumor, giant cell storiform collagenoma, glandular neurilemmoma, granular cell tumor, perineurioma, periungual fibroma, and periungual fibroma in tuberous sclerosis.
Desmoid Tumor Definition and Symptoms
Demoid tumors are a growth that originates from connective tissue. These tumors can be malignant or benign and usually do not spread. Patients typically show no symptoms and the tumors are found on accident.