Diagnosis Code


Code Information

Diagnosis Code: C70.9

Short Description: Malignant neoplasm of meninges, unspecified

Long Description: Malignant neoplasm of meninges, unspecified

The code C70.9 is VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Neoplasms (C00–D48)
    • Malignant neoplasms of eye, brain and other parts of central nervous system (C69-C72)
      • Malignant neoplasm of meninges (C70)
        • C70.9 Malignant neoplasm of meninges, unspecified

Code Version: 2018 ICD-10-CM


  • Diffuse melanosis of meninges
  • Malignant melanoma of meninges
  • Malignant tumor of meninges
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of meninges
  • Primary melanocytic lesion of meninges

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
C70.9 Right Arrow 192.1 Mal neo cerebral mening
This ICD-10 to ICD-9 data is based on the 2018 General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) files published by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for informational purposes only. The data is not an ICD-10 conversion tool and doesn’t guarantee clinical accuracy.

Similar Codes

ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
C70 Malignant neoplasm of meninges
C70.0 Malignant neoplasm of cerebral meninges
C70.1 Malignant neoplasm of spinal meninges

This page was last updated on: 1/1/2018