Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 191.5
Malignant neoplasm of ventricles
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Mal neo cereb ventricle.
  • ICD-9-CM 191.5 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 191.5 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Brain cancer, cerebral ventricle
  • Cancer of the brain, cerebral ventricles
  • Malignant neoplasm of cerebral ventricles
Applies To
  • Choroid plexus
  • Floor of ventricle
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 191.5 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM C71.5 Malignant neoplasm of cerebral ventricle
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 191.5:
  • Papilloma (M8050/0) - see also Neoplasm, by site, benign
    • choroid plexus (M9390/0) 225.0
      • anaplastic type (M9390/3) 191.5
      • malignant (M9390/3) 191.5
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