Billable Medical Code for Hemangioma of Unspecified Site
Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 228.00
Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 228.00.
The Short Description Is: Hemangioma NOS.
Hepatic hemangioma is also known as cavernous hemangioma, cherry angioma, congenital hemangioma, glomus tumor, hemangioma, hemangioma congenital, and senile angioma.
Hepatic Hemangioma Definition and Symptoms
Hepatic hemangioma is a tumor in the liver that is not caused by cancer. These are usually birth defects. It is made up of blood vessels tangled together. Most people never experience any symptoms however they can cause issues. Some of the symptoms that may be experienced in rare cases are pain, nausea, enlargement of the liver, and possible rupturing.