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ICD-10-CM Code D36.1
Benign neoplasm of peripheral nerves and autonomic 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 D36.1 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the eight child codes of D36.1 that describes the diagnosis 'benign neoplasm of prph nerves and autonomic nervous sys' in more detail.


The ICD code D361 is used to code Ganglioneuroma

Ganglioneuroma is a rare and benign tumor of the autonomic nerve fibers arising from neural crest sympathogonia, which are completely undifferentiated cells of the sympathetic nervous system. However, ganglioneuromas themselves are fully differentiated neuronal tumors that do not contain immature elements.

Specialty: Oncology
MeSH Code: D005729

CT scan of a large ganglioneuroma within the chest cavity

Coding Notes for D36.1 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."
Benign neoplasm of peripheral nerves of orbit - instead, use code D31.6-
Neurofibromatosis - instead, use code Q85.0-

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Glandular neurilemmoma (disorder)

Coding Advice SNOMET-CT

  • Possible requirement for morphology code
  • Possible requirement for an external cause code

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'D36.1 - Benign neoplasm of peripheral nerves and autonomic nervous system'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code D36.1. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Parent Code: D36 - Benign neoplasm of other and unspecified sites

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