Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 225.8
Benign neoplasm of other specified sites of nervous system
  • Short description: Benign neo nerv sys NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 225.8 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 225.8 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: 225.8 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM D33.7 Benign neoplasm of other specified parts of central nervous system
Approximate Synonyms
  • Benign neoplasm nervous system, medulla
  • Benign neoplasm of extramedullary spinal cord
  • Benign neoplasm of medulla oblongata
  • Benign neoplasm of spinal extradural space
  • Benign neoplasm spine, extramedullary
  • Benign neoplasm, extramedullary spine
  • Benign neoplasm, medulla oblongata
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