Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 239.6
Neoplasm of unspecified nature of brain
  • Short description: Brain neoplasm NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 239.6 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 239.6 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: 239.6 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM D49.6 Neoplasm of unspecified behavior of brain
Approximate Synonyms
  • Dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumor
  • Germ cell neoplasm, brain
  • Germ cell tumor of the brain
  • Neoplasm of brain
  • Neoplasm of brain, germ cell
  • Neoplasm, brain
  • Neoplasm, dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial (DNET)
239.6 Excludes
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