Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 224.2
Benign neoplasm of lacrimal gland
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 224.2 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 224.2 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: 224.2 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM D31.50 Benign neoplasm of unspecified lacrimal gland and duct
Approximate Synonyms
  • Benign neoplasm of left lacrimal gland AND/OR duct
  • Benign neoplasm of right lacrimal gland AND/OR duct
  • Benign neoplasm, L lacrimal gland & L lacrimal duct
  • Benign neoplasm, lacrimal gland
  • Benign neoplasm, left lacrimal gland and duct
  • Benign neoplasm, R lacrimal gland & R lacrimal duct
  • Benign neoplasm, right lacrimal gland and duct
Clinical Information
  • Abnormal growth of the cells of the lacrimal gland without malignant characteristics
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