Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 212.0
Benign neoplasm of nasal cavities, middle ear, and accessory sinuses
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Ben neo nasal cav/sinus.
  • ICD-9-CM 212.0 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 212.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Benign neoplasm of accessory sinus
  • Benign neoplasm of cartilage of nose
  • Benign neoplasm of ethmoidal sinus
  • Benign neoplasm of eustachian tube
  • Benign neoplasm of frontal sinus
  • Benign neoplasm of mastoid air cells
  • Benign neoplasm of maxillary sinus
  • Benign neoplasm of middle ear
  • Benign neoplasm of nasal cavity
  • Benign neoplasm of nasal concha
  • Benign neoplasm of nasal vestibule
  • Benign neoplasm of nose, middle ear and accessory sinuses
  • Benign neoplasm of septum of nose
  • Benign neoplasm of sphenoidal sinus
  • Benign neoplasm, nasal cavity
  • Benign tumor of inferior turbinate
  • Benign tumor of lateral nasal wall
  • Benign tumor of middle ear and mastoid
  • Benign tumor of middle turbinate
  • Benign tumor of nasal cavities and nasopharynx
  • Benign tumor of tympanic antrum
  • Benign tumor of tympanic cavity
  • Cystic dermoid choristoma of frontonasal region
  • Dermoid, frontonasal
  • Papilloma of nasal vestibule
  • Papilloma, nasal vestibule
212.0 Excludes
Applies To
  • Cartilage of nose
  • Eustachian tube
  • Nares
  • Septum of nose
  • Sinus:
    • ethmoidal
    • frontal
    • maxillary
    • sphenoidal
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 212.0 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM D14.0 Benign neoplasm of middle ear, nasal cavity and accessory sinuses
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 212.0:
  • Papilloma (M8050/0) - see also Neoplasm, by site, benign
    • Schneiderian (M8121/0)
      • specified site - see Neoplasm, by site, benign
      • unspecified site 212.0
  • Schneiderian
    • papilloma (M8121/0)
      • specified site - see Neoplasm, by site, benign
      • unspecified site 212.0
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