Specific code 2009 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 237.0
Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of pituitary gland and craniopharyngeal duct
  • Short description: UNC BEHAV NEO PITUITARY.
  • ICD-9-CM 237.0 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 237.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2009 version of ICD-9-CM 237.0.
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Disease Synonyms
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of craniopharyngeal duct
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of pituitary gland
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior, craniopharyngeal duct
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior, pituitary gland
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior, pituitary gland or
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Convert to ICD-10-CM: 237.0 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM D44.3 Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of pituitary gland
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM D44.4 Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of craniopharyngeal duct
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 237.0:
  • Craniopharyngioma (M9350/1) 237.0
  • Rathke's pouch tumor (M9350/1) 237.0
  • Tumor (M8000/1) - see also Neoplasm, by site, unspecified nature
    • Rathke's pouch (M9350/1) 237.0
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