Diagnosis Code

C72.59 MALIGNANT NEOPLASM OF OTHER CRANIAL NERVES

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: C72.59

Short Description: Malignant neoplasm of other cranial nerves

Long Description: Malignant neoplasm of other cranial nerves

The code C72.59 is 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)
        • C72.59 Malignant neoplasm of other cranial nerves

Code Version: 2018 ICD-10-CM

Synonyms

  • Neoplasm of abducens nerve
  • Neoplasm of accessory nerve
  • Neoplasm of facial nerve
  • Neoplasm of glossopharyngeal nerve
  • Neoplasm of hypoglossal nerve
  • Neoplasm of oculomotor nerve
  • Neoplasm of trigeminal nerve
  • Neoplasm of trochlear nerve
  • Neoplasm of vagus nerve
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of abducens nerve
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of accessory nerve
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of facial nerve
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of glossopharyngeal nerve
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of hypoglossal nerve
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of oculomotor nerve
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of trigeminal nerve
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of trochlear nerve
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of vagus nerve

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
C72.59 Right Arrow 192.0 Mal neo cranial nerves
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
C72 Malignant neoplasm of spinal cord, cranial nerves and other parts of central nervous system
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
C72.9 Malignant neoplasm of central nervous system, unspecified

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