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ICD-10-CM Code D33
Benign neoplasm of brain and other parts of central nervous system

NON-BILLABLE
Non-Billable Code
Non-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

ICD Code D33 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the seven child codes of D33 that describes the diagnosis 'benign neoplasm of brain and oth prt central nervous system' in more detail.


The ICD code D33 is used to code Brain tumor

A brain tumor or intracranial neoplasm occurs when abnormal cells form within the brain. There are two main types of tumors: malignant or cancerous tumors and benign tumors. Cancerous tumors can be divided into primary tumors that start within the brain, and secondary tumors that have spread from somewhere else, known as brain metastasis tumors. This article deals mainly with tumors that start within the brain. All types of brain tumors may produce symptoms that vary depending on the part of the brain involved. These may include headaches, seizures, problem with vision, vomiting, and mental changes. The headache is classically worse in the morning and goes away with vomiting. More specific problems may include difficulty in walking, speaking and with sensation. As the disease progresses unconsciousness may occur.

Specialty: Neurosurgery, Oncology
MeSH Codes: D001932, D001932
ICD 9 Codes: 191, 225.0

Brain metastasis in the right cerebral hemisphere from lung cancer shown on magnetic resonance imaging.

Coding Notes for D33 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 Excludes
Type-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
Angioma - instead, use code D18.0-
Benign neoplasm of meninges - instead, use code D32.-
Benign neoplasm of peripheral nerves and autonomic nervous system - instead, use code D36.1-
Hemangioma - instead, use code D18.0-
Neurofibromatosis - instead, use code Q85.0-
Retro-ocular benign neoplasm - instead, use code D31.6-

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'D33 - Benign neoplasm of brain and other parts of central nervous system'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code D33. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

ICD-10-CM Neoplasms Index References for 'D33 - Benign neoplasm of brain and other parts of central nervous system'

The ICD-10-CM Neoplasms Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code D33. Click on any term below to browse the neoplasms index.


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