Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 211.3
Benign neoplasm of colon
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Benign neoplasm lg bowel.
  • ICD-9-CM 211.3 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 211.3 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Adenomatous polyp of colon
  • Adenomatous polyp, colon
  • Benign neoplasm of appendix
  • Benign neoplasm of ascending colon
  • Benign neoplasm of cecum
  • Benign neoplasm of descending colon
  • Benign neoplasm of sigmoid colon
  • Benign neoplasm of transverse colon
  • Benign neoplasm, appendix
  • Benign neoplasm, ascending colon
  • Benign neoplasm, cecum
  • Benign neoplasm, colon
  • Benign neoplasm, descending colon
  • Benign neoplasm, sigmoid colon
  • Benign neoplasm, transverse colon
  • Colon polyp
  • Familial adenomatous polyposis
  • Familial multiple polyposis syndrome
  • Hyperplastic polyp of intestine
  • Hyperplastic polyp, colon
  • Intestinal polyp
  • Polyp colon
  • Polyp colon, adenomatous
  • Polyp colon, hyperplastic
  • Polyp colon, villous adenoma
  • Polyp in sigmoid colon
  • Polyp of colon
  • Polyp of intestine
  • Polyp of sigmoid colon
  • Polyp, sigmoid colon
  • Villous adenoma of colon
Clinical Information
  • A non-metastasizing neoplasm arising from the appendix.
  • A non-metastasizing neoplasm arising from the wall of the cecum.
  • A non-metastasizing neoplasm arising from the wall of the colon and rectum.
  • A non-metastasizing neoplasm arising from the wall of the colon.
211.3 Excludes
  • benign carcinoid tumors of the large intestine (209.50-209.56)
  • rectosigmoid junction (211.4)
Applies To
  • Appendix
  • Cecum
  • Ileocecal valve
  • Large intestine NOS
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 211.3 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM D12.0 Benign neoplasm of cecum
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM D12.1 Benign neoplasm of appendix
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM D12.6 Benign neoplasm of colon, unspecified
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM K63.5 Polyp of colon
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 211.3:
  • Adenomatosis (M8220/0)
    • unspecified site 211.3
  • Cronkhite-Canada syndrome 211.3
  • Dysplasia - see also Anomaly
    • colon 211.3
  • Neuroma (M9570/0) - see also Neoplasm, connective tissue, benign
    • appendix 211.3
  • Polyp, polypus
    • colon (M8210/0) (see also Polyp, adenomatous) 211.3
  • Polyposis - see also Polyp
    • coli (adenomatous) (M8220/0) 211.3
      • adenocarcinoma in (M8220/3) 153.9
      • carcinoma in (M8220/3) 153.9
    • familial (M8220/0) 211.3
    • intestinal (adenomatous) (M8220/0) 211.3
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • Cronkhite-Canada 211.3
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