Billable Medical Code for Leiomyoma of Uterus, Unspecified
Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 218.9
Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 218.9.
The Short Description Is: Uterine leiomyoma NOS.
Uterine fibroids are also known as benign (not cancer) neoplasm uterus, intracavitary fibroid, benign (not cancer) neoplasm cervical fibroid, cervical fibroid, intracavitary leiomyoma of uterus, intracavitary uterine fibroid, leiomyoma of uterus, leiomyoma, uterus, uterine fibroids, and uterine leiomyoma.
Uterine Fibroids Definition and Symptoms
Uterine fibroids are noncancerous growths in the uterus. These growths often appear during childbearing years. Symptoms include pressure, pelvic pain, pressure on the bladder, obstructed urination, or pressure on the rectum during defecation.