Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 209.56
Benign carcinoid tumor of the sigmoid colon
  • Short description: Ben carcinoid sig colon.
  • ICD-9-CM 209.56 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 209.56 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: 209.56 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM D3A.025 Benign carcinoid tumor of the sigmoid colon
Approximate Synonyms
  • Benign carcinoid of sigmoid colon
  • Benign carcinoid tumor sigmoid colon
  • Benign carcinoid tumor, sigmoid colon
  • Benign neuroendocrine tumor of sigmoid colon
  • Benign neuroendocrine tumor, sigmoid colon
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 209.56:
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