Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 237.72
Neurofibromatosis, type 2 [acoustic neurofibromatosis]
  • Short description: Neurofibromatosis typ II.
  • ICD-9-CM 237.72 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 237.72 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: 237.72 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Q85.02 Neurofibromatosis, type 2
Approximate Synonyms
  • Neurofibromatosis, type 2
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 237.72:
  • Neurofibroma (M9540/0) - see also Neoplasm, connective tissue, benign
  • Neurofibromatosis (multiple) (M9540/1) 237.70
    • acoustic 237.72
    • type 2 237.72
  • Neuroma (M9570/0) - see also Neoplasm, connective tissue, benign
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