Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 236.1
Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of placenta
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015
  • Female Only Dx

  • ICD-9-CM 236.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 236.1 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: 236.1 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM D39.2 Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of placenta
Approximate Synonyms
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior, placenta
Clinical Information
  • This term is used when a complete mole or very rarely a partial mole invades the myometrium. Microscopically, villi of hydatidiform mole are present within the myometrium or the myometrial vessels. Patients have persistent or rising hcg levels
Applies To
  • Chorioadenoma (destruens)
  • Invasive mole
  • Malignant hydatid mole
  • Malignant hydatidiform mole
ICD-9-CM Coding Information
  • 236.1 is only applicable to female patients.
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 236.1:
  • Chorioadenoma (destruens) (M9100/1) 236.1
  • Hydatidiform mole (benign) (complicating pregnancy) (delivered) (undelivered) 630
    • invasive (M9100/1) 236.1
    • malignant (M9100/1) 236.1
  • Mola destruens (M9100/1) 236.1
  • Mole (pigmented) (M8720/0) - see also Neoplasm, skin, benign
    • destructive (M9100/1) 236.1
    • hydatid, hydatidiform (benign) (complicating pregnancy) (delivered) (undelivered) (see also Hydatidiform mole) 630
      • invasive (M9100/1) 236.1
      • malignant (M9100/1) 236.1
      • previous, affecting management of pregnancy V23.1
    • invasive (hydatidiform) (M9100/1) 236.1
    • malignant
      • meaning
        • malignant hydatidiform mole (M9100/1) 236.1
        • melanoma (M8720/3) - see Melanoma
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