Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 212.6
Benign neoplasm of thymus
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Benign neoplasm thymus.
  • ICD-9-CM 212.6 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 212.6 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Benign neoplasm, thymus
212.6 Excludes
  • benign carcinoid tumors of thymus (209.62)
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 212.6 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM D15.0 Benign neoplasm of thymus
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 212.6:
  • Thymoma (benign) (M8580/0) 212.6
    • malignant (M8580/3) 164.0
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