ICD-10-CM Code D48.2
Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of peripheral nerves and autonomic nervous system
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
D48.2 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of neoplasm of uncertain behavior of peripheral nerves and autonomic nervous system. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code D48 is used to code Neoplasm
Neoplasm (from Ancient Greek νέος- neo "new" and πλάσμα plasma "formation, creation") is an abnormal growth of tissue, and when also forming a mass is commonly referred to as a tumor or tumour. This abnormal growth (neoplasia) usually but not always forms a mass.
|MeSH Codes:||D009369, D009369|
|ICD 9 Codes:||140, 239.99|
Colectomy specimen containing a malignant neoplasm, namely an invasive colorectal cancer (the crater-like, reddish, irregularly shaped tumor)
Coding Notes for D48.2 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 ExcludesType-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
- Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of peripheral nerves of orbit - instead, use code D48.7
- DRG Group #564-566 - Other musculoskeletal system and connective tissue diagnoses with MCC.
- DRG Group #564-566 - Other musculoskeletal system and connective tissue diagnoses with CC.
- DRG Group #564-566 - Other musculoskeletal system and connective tissue diagnoses without CC or MCC.
ICD-10-CM Neoplasms Index References for 'D48.2 - Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of peripheral nerves and autonomic nervous system'
The ICD-10-CM Neoplasms Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code D48.2. Click on any term below to browse the neoplasms index.
Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code D48.2 and a single ICD9 code, 238.1 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.