Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 192.1
Malignant neoplasm of cerebral meninges
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Mal neo cerebral mening.
  • ICD-9-CM 192.1 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 192.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Cancer of the cerebral meninges
  • Meningeal cancer, cerebral
Clinical Information
  • A primary or metastatic malignant tumor occurring in the meninges, which surround the brain and spinal cord. The most common are meningiomas.
Applies To
  • Dura (mater)
  • Falx (cerebelli) (cerebri)
  • Meninges NOS
  • Tentorium
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 192.1 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM C70.0 Malignant neoplasm of cerebral meninges
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM C70.9 Malignant neoplasm of meninges, unspecified
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