Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 227.6
Benign neoplasm of aortic body and other paraganglia
  • 2015
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 227.6 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 227.6 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Benign neoplasm of aortic body
  • Benign neoplasm of coccygeal body
  • Benign neoplasm of glomus jugulare
  • Benign neoplasm of para-aortic body
  • Benign neoplasm of paraganglion
  • Benign neoplasm, paraganglion
  • Familial glomus tumor of skin
  • Glomangiomyoma of skin
Applies To
  • Coccygeal body
  • Glomus jugulare
  • Para-aortic body
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 227.6 converts directly to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM D35.6 Benign neoplasm of aortic body and other paraganglia
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