Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 191.6
Malignant neoplasm of cerebellum nos
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 191.6 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 191.6 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 191.6 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM C71.6 Malignant neoplasm of cerebellum
Approximate Synonyms
  • Cancer of the brain, cerebellum, medulloblastoma
  • Cancer of the cerebellum
  • Cancer of the cerebellum, glioma
  • Cerebellar cancer
  • Malignant glioma of cerebellum
  • Malignant glioma, cerebellum
  • Medulloblastoma of cerebellum
  • Medulloblastoma, cerebellum
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of cerebellum
Clinical Information
  • Primary and secondary (metastatic) malignant tumors that occur in the cerebellum. Histologic types include medulloblastomas, high grade (who stage iii or iv) cerebellar astrocytomas, lymphomas, gangliogliomas, gliosarcomas, and several other subtypes. The most frequent malignant cerebellar neoplasm of childhood is medulloblastoma. In adults, metastases from other sites are relatively common. Clinical features include ataxia, headache, nausea, dizzyness, nystagmus, diplopia, papilledema, etc
Applies To
  • Cerebellopontine angle
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 191.6:
  • Medulloblastoma (M9470/3)
    • desmoplastic (M9471/3) 191.6
    • unspecified site 191.6
  • Medullomyoblastoma (M9472/3)
    • unspecified site 191.6
  • Sarcoma (M8800/3) - see also Neoplasm, connective tissue, malignant
    • cerebellar (M9480/3) 191.6
      • circumscribed (arachnoidal) (M9471/3) 191.6
    • circumscribed (arachnoidal) cerebellar (M9471/3) 191.6
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