Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 225.1
Benign neoplasm of cranial nerves
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Benign neo cranial nerve.
  • ICD-9-CM 225.1 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 225.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Acoustic neuroma
  • Acoustic neuroma, bilat vestibular nerve
  • Benign neoplasm of cranial nerve
  • Benign neoplasm, cranial nerve
  • Bilateral acoustic neuromas
  • Melanocytoma of optic nerve
  • Melanocytoma, optic nerve
  • Neoplasm, acoustic neuroma, bilateral
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 225.1 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM D33.3 Benign neoplasm of cranial nerves
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 225.1:
  • Neurilemmoma (M9560/0) - see also Neoplasm, connective tissue, benign
    • acoustic (nerve) 225.1
  • Neuroma (M9570/0) - see also Neoplasm, connective tissue, benign
    • acoustic (nerve) (M9560/0) 225.1
    • auditory nerve 225.1
    • optic (nerve) 225.1
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