Diagnosis Code

C72 MALIG NEOPLM OF SPINAL CORD, CRANIAL NERVES AND OTH PRT CNSL

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: C72

Short Description: Malig neoplm of spinal cord, cranial nerves and oth prt cnsl

Long Description: Malignant neoplasm of spinal cord, cranial nerves and other parts of central nervous system

The code C72 is NOT VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Neoplasms (C00–D48)
    • Malignant neoplasms of eye, brain and other parts of central nervous system (C69-C72)
      • Malig neoplm of spinal cord, cranial nerves and oth prt cnsl (C72)
        • C72 Malig neoplm of spinal cord, cranial nerves and oth prt cnsl

Code Version: 2018 ICD-10-CM

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code C72 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Type 1 Excludes Notes:
    • malignant neoplasm of meninges (C70.-)
    • malignant neoplasm of peripheral nerves and autonomic nervous system (C47.-)

Similar Codes

ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
C72.0 Malignant neoplasm of spinal cord
C72.1 Malignant neoplasm of cauda equina
C72.2 Malignant neoplasm of olfactory nerve
C72.20 Malignant neoplasm of unspecified olfactory nerve
C72.21 Malignant neoplasm of right olfactory nerve
C72.22 Malignant neoplasm of left olfactory nerve
C72.3 Malignant neoplasm of optic nerve
C72.30 Malignant neoplasm of unspecified optic nerve
C72.31 Malignant neoplasm of right optic nerve
C72.32 Malignant neoplasm of left optic nerve
C72.4 Malignant neoplasm of acoustic nerve
C72.40 Malignant neoplasm of unspecified acoustic nerve
C72.41 Malignant neoplasm of right acoustic nerve
C72.42 Malignant neoplasm of left acoustic nerve
C72.5 Malignant neoplasm of other and unspecified cranial nerves
C72.50 Malignant neoplasm of unspecified cranial nerve
C72.59 Malignant neoplasm of other cranial nerves
C72.9 Malignant neoplasm of central nervous system, unspecified

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