Specific code 2008 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 194.3
Malignant neoplasm of pituitary gland and craniopharyngeal duct
  • Short description: MALIG NEO PITUITARY.
  • ICD-9-CM 194.3 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 194.3 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2008 version of ICD-9-CM 194.3.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 194.3: 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Cancer of the craniopharyngeal duct
  • Cancer of the pituitary gland
  • Craniopharyngeal duct cancer
  • Malignant tumor of pituitary gland
  • Pituitary cancer
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of craniopharyngeal duct
Applies To
  • Craniobuccal pouch
  • Hypophysis
  • Rathke's pouch
  • Sella turcica
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 194.3 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM C75.1 Malignant neoplasm of pituitary gland
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM C75.2 Malignant neoplasm of craniopharyngeal duct
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 194.3:
  • Adenocarcinoma (M8140/3) - see also Neoplasm, by site, malignant
    • acidophil (M8280/3)
      • specified site - see Neoplasm, by site, malignant
      • unspecified site 194.3
    • basophil (M8300/3)
      • specified site - see Neoplasm, by site, malignant
      • unspecified site 194.3
    • chromophobe (M8270/3)
      • specified site - see Neoplasm, by site, malignant
      • unspecified site 194.3
    • eosinophil (M8280/3)
      • specified site - see Neoplasm, by site, malignant
      • unspecified site 194.3
    • mucoid (M8480/3) - see also Neoplasm, by site, malignant
      • cell (M8300/3)
        • specified site - see Neoplasm, by site, malignant
        • unspecified site 194.3
  • Carcinoma (M8010/3) - see also Neoplasm, by site, malignant
    • acidophil (M8280/3)
      • specified site - see Neoplasm, by site, malignant
      • unspecified site 194.3
    • acidophil-basophil, mixed (M8281/3)
      • specified site - see Neoplasm, by site, malignant
      • unspecified site 194.3
    • basophil (M8300/3)
      • specified site - see Neoplasm, by site, malignant
      • unspecified site 194.3
    • basophil-acidophil, mixed (M8281/3)
      • specified site - see Neoplasm, by site, malignant
      • unspecified site 194.3
    • chromophobe (M8270/3)
      • specified site - see Neoplasm, by site, malignant
      • unspecified site 194.3
    • eosinophil (M8280/3)
      • specified site - see Neoplasm, by site, malignant
      • unspecified site 194.3
    • mucoid (M8480/3)
      • cell (M8300/3)
        • specified site - see Neoplasm, by site, malignant
        • unspecified site 194.3
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