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ICD-10-CM Code D33.7
Benign neoplasm of other specified parts of central nervous system

BILLABLE
Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

D33.7 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of benign neoplasm of other specified parts of central nervous system. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


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.

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #054-055 - Nervous system neoplasms with MCC.
  • DRG Group #054-055 - Nervous system neoplasms without MCC.

ICD-10-CM Neoplasms Index References for 'D33.7 - Benign neoplasm of other specified parts of central nervous system'

The ICD-10-CM Neoplasms Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code D33.7. Click on any term below to browse the neoplasms index.

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Benign neoplasm of other specified sites of nervous system (exact match)

This is the official exact match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that in all cases where the ICD9 code 225.8 was previously used, D33.7 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.


Parent Code: D33 - Benign neoplasm of brain and other parts of central nervous system

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