Specific code 2010 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 237.6
Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of meninges
  • Short description: Unc behav neo meninges.
  • ICD-9-CM 237.6 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 237.6 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
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Disease Synonyms
  • Neoplasm of uncert behavior of cerebral meninges
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of cerebral meninges
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of spinal meninges
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior, cerebral meninges
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior, meninges
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior, spinal meninges
Applies To
  • Meninges:
    • NOS
    • cerebral
    • spinal
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 237.6 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM D42.0 Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of cerebral meninges
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM D42.1 Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of spinal meninges
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM D42.9 Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of meninges, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 237.6:
  • Meningioma (M9530/0) - see also Neoplasm, meninges, benign
    • multiple (M9530/1) 237.6
    • papillary (M9538/1) 237.6
  • Meningiomatosis (diffuse) (M9530/1) 237.6
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