Brain Tumor ICD 9 Code

Billable Medical Code for Neoplasm of Unspecified Nature of Brain

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 239.6

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 239.6.

The Short Description Is: Brain neoplasm NOS.

Known As

Brain tumor is also known as dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumor, germ cell neoplasm brain, germ cell tumor of the brain, neoplasm of brain, neoplasm of brain germ cell, neoplasm brain, and neoplasm dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial (DNET). This excludes cerebral meninges (239.7) and cranial nerves (239.7).

Brain Tumor Definition and Symptoms

Brain tumors are a mass or growth of abnormal cells in or on the brain. Some brain tumors are malignant and some are benign and can begin in the brain or a different part of the body and then spread to the brain. Symptoms include frequent headaches that gradually get worse, nausea, vision problems (blurred vision, double vision, loss of peripheral vision), difficulty with balance, seizures, hearing problems, speech difficulty, confusion in everyday matters, and behavioral changes.

Renal Mass ICD 9 Code

Billable Medical Code for Neoplasm of Uncertain Behavior of Kidney and Ureter

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 236.91

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 236.91.

The Short Description Is: Unc behav neo kidney.

Known As

Renal mass is also known as neoplasm of kidney, neoplasm of uncertain behavior of kidney, neoplasm of uncertain behavior of left kidney, neoplasm of uncertain behavior of left renal pelvis, neoplasm of uncertain behavior of left ureter, neoplasm of uncertain behavior of renal pelvis, neoplasm of uncertain behavior of right kidney, neoplasm of uncertain behavior of right renal pelvis, neoplasm of uncertain behavior of right ureter, neoplasm of uncertain behavior of ureter, neoplasm of uncertain behavior kidney, neoplasm of uncertain behavior kidney and ureter, neoplasm of uncertain behavior L kidney, neoplasm of uncertain behavior L renal pelvis, neoplasm of uncertain behavior L ureter, neoplasm of uncertain behavior left kidney, neoplasm of uncertain behavior left renal pelvis, neoplasm of uncertain behavior left ureter, neoplasm of uncertain behavior R kidney, neoplasm of uncertain behavior R renal pelvis, neoplasm of uncertain behavior R ureter, neoplasm of uncertain behavior renal pelvis, neoplasm of uncertain behavior right kidney, neoplasm of uncertain behavior right renal pelvis, neoplasm of uncertain behavior right ureter, neoplasm of uncertain behavior ureter, and neoplasm kidney.

Renal Mass Definition and Symptoms

Renal mass is a type of cancer that begins in the cells of the kidney. Symptoms that you may have this form of kidney cancer include tiredness, bone pain, high blood pressure, a general feeling of sickness, low grade fevers, pain in the side of the abdomen, loss of appetite, unintentional weight loss, hematuria (blood in the urine), and a lump of large mass in the kidney area of the abdomen.

Prostate Cancer ICD 9 Code

Billable Medical Code for Carcinoma in Situ of Prostate

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 233.4

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 233.4.

The Short Description Is: Ca in situ prostate.

Known As

Prostate cancer is also known as cancer in situ of prostate, carcinoma in situ prostate, prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia high grade, prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia I, prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia II, and prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia low grade.

Prostate Cancer Definition and Symptoms

Prostate cancer is a very common form of cancer in men that begins in the prostate gland. This form of cancer grows slowly and initially remains confined to the prostate gland and cause no serious harm. There are some forms of prostate cancer that are aggressive and will spread to other areas of the body. Symptoms include blood in the semen, bone pain, decreased urine flow, trouble urinating, general discomfort in the lower back, and erectile dysfunction.

Invasive Ductal Carcinoma ICD 9 Code

Billable Medical Code for Carcinoma In Situ of Breast

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 233.0

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 233.0.

The Short Description Is: Ca in situ breast.

Known As

Invasive ductal carcinoma is also known as CA breast DCIS, cancer in situ breast infiltrating duct lobular, cancer in situ breast intraductal noninfiltrating, cancer in situ breast lobular, cancer in situ of breast, cancer of the breast ductal carcinoma in situ, cancer of the breast ductal carcinoma in situ (dcis), carcinoma in situ of left breast, carcinoma in situ of right breast, carcinoma in situ breast, carcinoma in situ breast infiltrating duct and lobular, carcinoma in situ breast noninfiltrating, carcinoma in situ L breast, carcinoma in situ left breast, carcinoma in situ lobular left breast, carcinoma in situ lobular right breast, carcinoma in situ R breast, carcinoma in situ right breast, ductal carcinoma in situ breast, ductal carcinoma in situ L breast, ductal carcinoma in situ left breast, ductal carcinoma in situ R breast, ductal carcinoma in situ right breast, infiltrating duct and lobular carcinoma in situ, intraductal carcinoma in situ of breast, intraductal carcinoma in situ of left breast, intraductal carcinoma in situ of right breast, lobular carcinoma in situ of breast, lobular carcinoma in situ of left breast, lobular carcinoma in situ of right breast, lobular carcinoma in situ breast, lobular carcinoma in situ L breast, lobular carcinoma in situ left breast, lobular carcinoma in situ R breast, lobular carcinoma in situ right breast, and noninfiltrating carcinoma in situ of breast. This excludes paget’s disease (174.0-174.9) and skin of breast (232.5).

Invasive Ductal Carcinoma Definition and Symptoms

Invasive ductal carcinoma is a type of breast cancer that begins in the milk ducts of the breast and spreads to other tissues of the breast. This is the most common form of breast cancer, making up about 80% of all breast cancer cases. Symptoms include swelling of the breast (either the entire breast or part), skin irritation, nipple pain, thickening of the nipple skin, discharge from the nipple that is not milk, a lump in the armpit, and breast pain.

Cutaneous T Cell Lymphoma ICD 9 Code

Billable Medical Code for Peripheral T Cell Lymphoma, Unspecified Site, Extranodal and Solid Organ Sites

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 202.70

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 202.70.

The Short Description Is: Periph T cell lym xtrndl.

Known As

Cutaneous T cell lymphoma is also known as angiocentric NK/T-cell malignant lymphoma involving skin, angioimmunoblastic T-cell lymphoma, CD-30 negative anaplastic large T-cell cutaneous lymphoma, CD-30 negative cutaneous T-cell lymphoma, CD-30 negative pleomorphic large T-cell cutaneous lymphoma, CD-30 negative T-immunoblastic cutaneous lymphoma, CD-30 positive anaplastic large T-cell cutaneous lymphoma, CD-30 positive pleomorphic large T-cell cutaneous lymphoma, CD-30 positive T-immunoblastic cutaneous lymphoma, cutaneous CD30+ lymphoproliferative disorder, enteropathy-associated T-cell lymphoma, extranodal NK/T-cell lymphoma nasal type, generalized pagetoid reticulosis, high grade T-cell lymphoma, localized pagetoid reticulosis, lymphoma peripheral T-cell, pagetoid reticulosis, peripheral T-cell lymphoma, peripheral T-cell lymphoma (clinical), pleomorphic small/medium-sized cell cutaneous T-cell lymphoma, subcutaneous panniculitic cutaneous T-cell lymphoma, T-cell lymphoma, and T-zone lymphoma.

Cutaneous T Cell Lymphoma Definition and Symptoms

Cutaneous T cell lymphoma is a rare type of lymphoma that affects the skin. The two most common types are mycosis fungoides and Sezary syndrome. CTCL often starts an an irregular shaped patch of dry skin. Symptoms include scaly skin, itchy skin ulcers, tumors, plaques on the skin, and red patches.

Hepatocellular Carcinoma ICD 9 Code

Billable Medical Code for Malignant Neoplasm of Liver, Primary

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 155.0

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 155.0.

The Short Description Is: Mal neo liver, primary.

Known As

Hepatocellular carcinoma is also known as CA liver hepatocellular, cancer of the liver hepatoblastoma, cancer of the liver hepatocellular, cancer of the liver primary, hepatoblastoma, hepatoblastoma (clinical), hepatocellular carcinoma, liver cancer primary, liver cell carcinoma, liver cell carcinoma (clinical), and primary malignant neoplasm of liver. This applies to carcinoma: liver specified as primary, hepatocellular, liver cell, and hepatoblastoma.

Hepatocellular Carcinoma Definition and Symptoms

Hepatocellular carcinoma is a type of liver tumor that occurs in infants and children. This is a malignant tumor that requires either surgical removal or liver transplantation. Symptoms include loss of appetite, a lump in the upper abdomen, weight loss, and a swollen abdomen.

Tongue Cancer ICD 9 Code

Billable Medical Code for Malignant Neoplasm of Dorsal Surface of Tongue

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 141.1

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 141.1.

The Short Description Is: Mal neo dorsal tongue.

Known As

Tongue cancer is also known as cancer of the tongue dorsal surface, carcinoma of anterior two-thirds of tongue – dorsal surface, carcinoma of midline of tongue, malignant neoplasm of midline of tongue, malignant tumor of anterior two-thirds of tongue – dorsal surface, primary malignant neoplasm of dorsal surface of tongue, and tongue cancer dorsal surface. This excludes dorsal surface of base of tongue (141.0). This applies to anterior two-thirds of tongue dorsal surface, dorsal tongue NOS, and midline of tongue.

Tongue Cancer Definition and Symptoms

Tongue cancer is a type of oral cancer affecting various parts of the tongue. The most common section of the tongue that is affected by tongue cancer is the anterior portion of the tongue. The prognosis for tongue cancer is typically good. Symptoms include persistent tongue pain, a white or red patch on the gums, tongue, or tonsils, a sore throat that will not go away, difficulty with moving the tongue or jaw, and difficulty swallowing.

Colon Cancer ICD 9 Code

Billable Medical Code for Malignant Neoplasm of Colon, Unspecified Site

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 153.9

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 153.9.

The Short Description Is: Malignant neo colon NOS.

Known As

Colon cancer is also known as adenocarcinoma colon, CA colon adenoca, CA of colon, cancer of the colon, cancer of the colon adenocarcinoma, cancer of the colon hereditary nonpolyposis, cancer of the colon stage 1, cancer of the colon stage 2, cancer of the colon stage 3, cancer of the colon stage 4, carcinoma of colon stage I, carcinoma of colon stage II, carcinoma of colon stage III, carcinoma of colon stage IV, colon cancer, colon cancer hereditary nonpolyposis, colon cancer stage 1, colon cancer stage 2, colon cancer stage 3, colon cancer stage 4, hereditary nonpolyposis colon cancer, malignant tumor of colon, and primary adenocarcinoma of colon. This applies to large intestine NOS.

Colon Cancer Definition and Symptoms

Colon cancer refers to cancer of the large intestine, which is the lower part of the digestive system. Symptoms can include but are not limited to a change in bowel habits, rectal bleeding, persistent abdominal discomfort, cramps, weakness, unexplained weight loss, and fatigue.

Meningioma ICD 9 Code

Billable Medical Code for Benign Neoplasm of Cerebral Meninges

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 225.2

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 225.2.

The Short Description Is: Ben neo cerebr meninges.

Known As

Meningioma is also known as benign neoplasm meninges cerebral, benign neoplasm of meninges, benign neoplasm cerebral meninges, intracranial meningioma, meningioma, meningioma of brain, and meningioma brain. This applies to meninges NOS and meningioma (cerebral).

Meningioma Definition and Symptoms

A meningioma is a tumor that arises from the membranes that surround the brain and spinal cord. Most of the tumors are noncancerous. Symptoms include changes in vision, headaches, hearing loss, loss of smell, seizures, and weakness in the arms or legs.

Thyroid Cancer ICD 9 Code

Billable Medical Code for Other and Malignant Neoplasm of Thyroid Gland

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 193

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 193.

The Short Description Is: Malign neopl thyroid.

Known As

Thyroid cancer is also known as anaplastic thyroid carcinoma, CA of thyroid, CA thyroid papillary, cancer metastatic to lymph node from thyroid, cancer of the thyroglossal duct, cancer of the thyroid, cancer of the thyroid anaplastic, cancer of the thyroid follicular, cancer of the thyroid hurthle cell, cancer of the thyroid medullary, cancer of the thyroid papillary, cancer of the thyroid with metastasis to lungs, follicular carcinoma thyroid, follicular thyroid carcinoma, hurthle cell carcinoma of thyroid, hurthle cell carcinoma, thyroid, malignant tumor of thyroid gland, medullary carcinoma thyroid, medullary thyroid carcinoma, papillary carcinoma thyroid, papillary thyroid carcinoma, primary malignant neoplasm of thyroglossal duct, secondary malignant neoplasm of lungs from thyroid, secondary malignant neoplasm of lymph nodes from thyroid, thyroglossal duct cancer, thyroid cancer, thyroid cancer metastatic to LN, thyroid cancer metastatic to lung, thyroid cancer metastatic to unspecified site, and thyroid cancer anaplastic. This applies to thyroglossal duct.
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Thyroid Cancer Definition and Symptoms

Thyroid cancer is cancer that originates in the cells of the thyroid gland. Symptoms of thyroid cancer include a lump that can be felt through the skin on the neck, changes to the voice, hoarseness in the voice, difficulty swallowing, pain in the neck, pain in the throat, and swollen lymph nodes in the neck.