Billable Medical Code for Benign Neoplasm of Pituitary Gland and Craniopharyngeal Duct
Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 227.3
Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 227.3.
The Short Description Is: Benign neo pituitary.
Pituitary tumor is also known as adenoma of pituitary, adenoma, pituitary, benign neoplasm of craniopharyngeal duct, benign neoplasm of pituitary, benign neoplasm of pituitary gland, benign neoplasm pituitary macroadenoma, benign neoplasm pituitary microadenoma, benign neoplasm craniopharyngeal duct, benign neoplasm macroprolactinoma, benign neoplasm microprolactinoma, benign neoplasm pituitary, macroprolactinoma, microprolactinoma, pituitary adenoma, pituitary macroadenoma, pituitary microadenoma, and prolactinom.
Pituitary Tumor Definition and Symptoms
Pituitary tumor is an abnormal growth in the pituitary gland in the brain. This gland regulates the body’s hormones. Symptoms include sexual dysfunction, increased urination, unintended weigh loss or gain, less frequent or no menstrual cycle, vision loss, nausea, and general weakness