Specific code 2010 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 225.9
Benign neoplasm of nervous system part unspecified
  • Short description: Benign neo nerv sys NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 225.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 225.9 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: 225.9 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM D33.9 Benign neoplasm of central nervous system, unspecified
Approximate Synonyms
  • Benign neoplasm of central nervous system
  • Benign neoplasm of CNS (central nervous system)
  • Benign neoplasm of nervous system
  • Benign neoplasm, CNS
  • Benign neoplasm, nervous system
  • Neurilemmoma
  • Schwannoma
  • Schwannoma of nervous system
225.9 Excludes
Applies To
  • Nervous system (central) NOS
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