Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 192.0
Malignant neoplasm of cranial nerves
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Mal neo cranial nerves.
  • ICD-9-CM 192.0 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 192.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Acoustic nerve cancer
  • Acoustic nerve cancer, L side
  • Acoustic nerve cancer, R side
  • Cancer acoustic nerve
  • Cancer acoustic nerve, left side
  • Cancer acoustic nerve, right side
  • Cancer of optic nerve
  • Cancer of optic nerve, left side
  • Cancer of optic nerve, right side
  • Cancer of the cranial nerve
  • Cancer of the optic glioma
  • Cancer, olfactory nerve
  • Cancer, olfactory nerve, left side
  • Cancer, olfactory nerve, right side
  • Cranial nerve cancer
  • Olfactory nerve cancer
  • Olfactory nerve cancer, L side
  • Olfactory nerve cancer, R side
  • Optic glioma
  • Optic nerve cancer
  • Optic nerve cancer, L side
  • Optic nerve cancer, R side
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of acoustic nerve
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of cranial nerve
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of left acoustic nerve
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of left olfactory nerve
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of left optic nerve
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of olfactory nerve
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of optic nerve
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of right acoustic nerve
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of right olfactory nerve
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of right optic nerve
Clinical Information
  • Abnormal malignant growth of the cells that comprise the cranial nerve.
Applies To
  • Olfactory bulb
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 192.0 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM C72.50 Malignant neoplasm of unspecified cranial nerve
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 192.0:
  • Neurilemmoma (M9560/0) - see also Neoplasm, connective tissue, benign
    • malignant (M9560/3) - see also Neoplasm, connective tissue, malignant
      • acoustic (nerve) 192.0
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