Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 191.0
Malignant neoplasm of cerebrum, except lobes and ventricles
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Malign neopl cerebrum.
  • ICD-9-CM 191.0 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 191.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Astrocytoma of cerebrum
  • Astrocytoma, cerebrum
  • Cancer of the brain, cerebrum, astrocytoma
  • Cancer of the brain, cerebrum, ependymoma
  • Cancer of the brain, cerebrum, oligodendroglioma
  • Cancer of the cerebrum
  • Cancer of the cerebrum, glioma
  • Cancer of the hypothalamic, glioma
  • Cancer of the thalamic, glioma
  • Cerebral cancer
  • Ependymoma of cerebrum
  • Ependymoma, cerebrum
  • Malignant glioma of cerebrum
  • Malignant glioma of hypothalamus
  • Malignant glioma, cerebrum
  • Malignant glioma, hypothalamus
  • Malignant glioma, thalamus
  • Oligodendroglioma of cerebrum
  • Oligodendroglioma, cerebrum
  • Primary malignant glioma of thalamus
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of cerebrum
Applies To
  • Basal ganglia
  • Cerebral cortex
  • Corpus striatum
  • Globus pallidus
  • Hypothalamus
  • Thalamus
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 191.0 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM C71.0 Malignant neoplasm of cerebrum, except lobes and ventricles
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 191.0:
  • Gliomatosis cerebri (M9381/3) 191.0
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