Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 212.5
Benign neoplasm of mediastinum
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 212.5 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 212.5 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: 212.5 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM D15.2 Benign neoplasm of mediastinum
Approximate Synonyms
  • Benign neoplasm, mediastinum
  • Ganglioneuroma of mediastinum
  • Ganglioneuroma of mediastinum, benign
  • Ganglioneuroma, mediastinum
Clinical Information
  • Abnormal growth of the cells of the tissues contained within the mediastinum (e.g., thymus) without evidence of malignancy
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