Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 238.0
Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of bone and articular cartilage
  • Short description: Unc behav neo bone.
  • ICD-9-CM 238.0 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 238.0 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 238.0.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 238.0: 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Carpotarsal osteochondromatosis
  • Genochondromatosis
  • Neoplasm of uncert behavior of bone and articular
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of acromion
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of articular cartilage
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of bone
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of bone of face
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of bone of hand
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of bone of lower limb
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of bone of skull
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of bone of upper limb
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of calcaneus
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of carpal bone
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of cervical vertebral column
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of clavicle
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of coccyx
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of cuboid
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of ethmoid bone
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of femur
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of fibula
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of first cuneiform bone of foot
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of frontal bone
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of hamate bone
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of hand bone
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of ilium
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of ischium
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of long bone of lower limb
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of long bone of upper limb
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of lumbar vertebral column
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of lunate bone
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of mandible
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of mastoid air cells
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of maxilla
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of metacarpal bone
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of metatarsal bone
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of nasal bone
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of navicular bone of foot
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of occipital bone
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of palatine bone
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of parietal bone
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of patella
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of pelvic bone
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of phalanx of hand
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of pisiform bone of hand
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of pubis
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of radius
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of rib
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of sacrum
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of scaphoid bone
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of scapula
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of second cuneiform bone of foot
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of short bone of lower limb
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of short bone of upper limb
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of sphenoid bone
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of sternum
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of talus
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of tarsal bone
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of temporal bone
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of third cuneiform bone of foot
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of thoracic vertebral column
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of tibia
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of trapezium
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of trapezoid bone
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of ulna
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of vertebral column
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of vomer
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of zygomatic bone
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior, bone
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior, bone and articular cartilage
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior, bone of skull
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior, cervical vertebra
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior, cervical vertebral column
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior, hand bone
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior, lumbar vertebral
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior, lumbar vertebral column
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior, sacrococcygeal
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior, thoracic vertebra
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior, thoracic vertebral column
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior, vertebra
  • Sacrococcygeal teratoma
  • Synovial chondromatosis
238.0 Excludes
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 238.0 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM D48.0 Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of bone and articular cartilage
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 238.0:
  • Ecchondrosis (M9210/1) 238.0
  • Osteochondromatosis (M9210/1) 238.0
  • Osteoclastoma (M9250/1) 238.0
    • malignant (M9250/3) - see Neoplasm, bone, malignant
  • Tumor (M8000/1) - see also Neoplasm, by site, unspecified nature
    • giant cell (type) (M8003/1) - see also Neoplasm, by site, unspecified nature
      • bone (M9250/1) 238.0
        • malignant (M9250/3) - see Neoplasm, bone, malignant
      • chondromatous (M9230/0) - see Neoplasm, bone, benign
      • malignant (M8003/3) - see Neoplasm, by site, malignant
      • peripheral (gingiva) 523.8
      • soft parts (M9251/1) - see also Neoplasm, connective tissue, uncertain behavior
        • malignant (M9251/3) - see Neoplasm, connective tissue, malignant
      • tendon sheath 727.02
    • odontogenic (M9270/1) 238.0
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