Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 212.4
Benign neoplasm of pleura
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Benign neoplasm pleura.
  • ICD-9-CM 212.4 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 212.4 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Benign neoplasm, pleura
  • Pleural tumor, benign (not cancer)
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 212.4 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM D19.0 Benign neoplasm of mesothelial tissue of pleura
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