Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 227.3
Benign neoplasm of pituitary gland and craniopharyngeal duct
  • Short description: Benign neo pituitary.
  • ICD-9-CM 227.3 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 227.3 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2013 version of ICD-9-CM 227.3.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 227.3: 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Adenoma of pituitary
  • Adenoma, pituitary
  • Benign neoplasm of craniopharyngeal duct
  • Benign neoplasm of pituitary
  • Benign neoplasm of pituitary gland
  • Benign neoplasm pituitary, macroadenoma
  • Benign neoplasm pituitary, microadenoma
  • Benign neoplasm, craniopharyngeal duct
  • Benign neoplasm, macroprolactinoma
  • Benign neoplasm, microprolactinoma
  • Benign neoplasm, pituitary
  • Macroprolactinoma
  • Microprolactinoma
  • Pituitary adenoma
  • Pituitary macroadenoma
  • Pituitary microadenoma
  • Prolactinoma
Applies To
  • Craniobuccal pouch
  • Hypophysis
  • Rathke's pouch
  • Sella turcica
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 227.3 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM D35.2 Benign neoplasm of pituitary gland
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM D35.3 Benign neoplasm of craniopharyngeal duct
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 227.3:
  • Adenoma (sessile) (M8140/0) - see also Neoplasm, by site, benign
    • acidophil (M8280/0)
      • specified site - see Neoplasm, by site, benign
      • unspecified site 227.3
    • basophil (M8300/0)
      • specified site - see Neoplasm, by site, benign
      • unspecified site 227.3
    • chromophobe (M8270/0)
      • specified site - see Neoplasm, by site, benign
      • unspecified site 227.3
    • eosinophil (M8280/0)
      • specified site - see Neoplasm, by site, benign
      • unspecified site 227.3
    • mucoid cell (M8300/0)
      • specified site - see Neoplasm, by site, benign
      • unspecified site 227.3
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