ICD-10 Diagnosis Code D37.2

Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of small intestine

Diagnosis Code D37.2

ICD-10: D37.2
Short Description: Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of small intestine
Long Description: Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of small intestine
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code D37.2

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The code D37.2 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Neoplasms (C00–D48)
    • Neoplasms of uncertain behavior, polycythemia vera and myelodysplastic syndromes (D37-D48)
      • Neoplasm of uncrt behavior of oral cavity and dgstv organs (D37)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code D37.2 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v33.0)

  • DIGESTIVE MALIGNANCY WITH MCC 374
  • DIGESTIVE MALIGNANCY WITH CC 375
  • DIGESTIVE MALIGNANCY WITHOUT CC/MCC 376

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Synonyms
  • Carcinoid tumor of ileum
  • Carcinoid tumor of small intestine
  • Neoplasm of Meckel's diverticulum
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of duodenum
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of ileum
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of jejunum
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of Meckel's diverticulum
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of small intestine

Information for Patients


Small Intestine Disorders

Your small intestine is the longest part of your digestive system - about twenty feet long! It connects your stomach to your large intestine (or colon) and folds many times to fit inside your abdomen. Your small intestine does most of the digesting of the foods you eat. It has three areas called the duodenum, the ileum, and the jejunum.

Problems with the small intestine can include:

  • Bleeding
  • Celiac disease
  • Crohn's disease
  • Infections
  • Intestinal cancer
  • Intestinal obstruction
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Ulcers, such as peptic ulcer

Treatment of disorders of the small intestine depends on the cause.

  • Duodenal atresia
  • EGD - esophagogastroduodenoscopy
  • EGD discharge
  • Enteritis
  • Enteroscopy
  • Meckel's diverticulectomy
  • Small bowel bacterial overgrowth
  • Small bowel resection
  • Upper GI and small bowel series


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