Specific code 2010 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 212.1
Benign neoplasm of larynx
  • Short description: Benign neo larynx.
  • ICD-9-CM 212.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 212.1 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
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Convert to ICD-10-CM: 212.1 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM D14.1 Benign neoplasm of larynx
Approximate Synonyms
  • Benign neoplasm larynx, papillomatosis
  • Benign neoplasm, larynx
  • Laryngeal papillomatosis
  • Papillomatosis, larynx
212.1 Excludes
  • epiglottis, anterior aspect (210.6)
  • polyp of vocal cord or larynx (478.4)
Applies To
  • Cartilage:
    • arytenoid
    • cricoid
    • cuneiform
    • thyroid
  • Epiglottis (suprahyoid portion) NOS
  • Glottis
  • Vocal cords (false) (true)
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