Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 192.2
Malignant neoplasm of spinal cord
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Mal neo spinal cord.
  • ICD-9-CM 192.2 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 192.2 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Anaplastic astrocytoma of spinal cord
  • Anaplastic astrocytoma, spinal cord
  • Cancer of the spinal cord
  • Cancer of the spinal cord, anaplastic astrocytoma
  • Cancer of the spinal cord, extramedullary
  • Cancer of the spinal cord, intradural, extramed
  • Cancer of the spinal cord, intradural, intramed
  • Cancer of the spinal cord, intramedullary
  • Cancer of the spine, extradural
  • Malignant tumor of spinal cord, extramedullary
  • Malignant tumor of spinal cord, intramedullary
  • Primary extramedullary malignant tumor of spinal cord
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of extradural spinal cord
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of intradural intramedullary spinal cord
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of spinal cord
  • Spinal cord cancer
  • Spinal cord cancer, extradural
  • Spinal cord cancer, extramedullary
  • Spinal cord cancer, intradural extramedullary
  • Spinal cord cancer, intradural intramedullary
  • Spinal cord cancer, intramedullary
Clinical Information
  • A primary or metastatic malignant neoplasm affecting the spinal cord. Representative examples include lymphoma, melanoma, and sarcoma.
Applies To
  • Cauda equina
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 192.2 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM C72.0 Malignant neoplasm of spinal cord
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM C72.1 Malignant neoplasm of cauda equina
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